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Social media reacts to Ohio State football coach Urban Meyer’s suspension

Ohio State football coach Urban Meyer has been suspended three games as a result of an independent investigation finding he “did not exhibit the kind of leadership and high standards,” the university announced Wednesday night.

The news came after an all-day meeting of the school’s board of trustees. 

MORE ON THE DECISION: Ohio State suspends football coach Urban Meyer, athletic director Gene Smith

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Meyer was placed on paid administrative leave after a report he knew of allegations then-assistant coach Zach Smith abused his wife, Courtney. Zach Smith ultimately was fired July 23 and Meyer placed on adminstrative leave on Aug. 1.

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Meyer will miss home games vs. Oregon State on Sept. 1 and Rutgers on Sept. 8 and a neutral site game vs. TCU in Dallas on Sept. 15.

Ohio State Athletic Director Gene Smith also will serve a suspension from Aug. 31-Sept. 16.

Here’s how social media reacted to the news:

 

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