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On Dec. 2, 2018, Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer walks off the field with his wife, Shelley Meyer, early Sunday after defeating Northwestern in the Big Ten championship in Indianapolis.
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Ohio State football coach Urban Meyer will retire from coaching following the Buckeyes' appearance in the Rose Bowl on January 1. Offensive coordinator Ryan Day will take over as head coach the next day. 

Buckeyes Heading Back To Pasadena For Rose Bowl

Dec 3, 2018
 Ohio State quarterback Dwayne Haskins (7) throws as Northwestern defensive back Alonzo Mayo (10) defends during the second half of the Big Ten championship NCAA college football game, Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, in Indianapolis.
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Ohio State’s consolation prize for missing out on the College Football Playoff is a classic matchup in the Granddaddy of Them All.

The Big Ten champion Buckeyes (12-1) will face Pac-12 champ Washington (10-3) in the 105th edition of the Rose Bowl game.

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The University of Michigan enjoys the relatively-new feeling of entering their rivalry game against The Ohio State University as the favorite, in a season that’s flipped the scripts for two of the most-storied programs in college football.

Urban Meyer Dealing With 'Aggressive' Headaches

Oct 31, 2018
Ohio State coach Urban Meyer watches Ohio State during its spring game on April 14, 2018 in Ohio Stadium.
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Ohio State coach Urban Meyer re-iterated lingering health issues have been causing him occasional severe headaches this season, but says he intends to remain with the Buckeyes "as long as I can."

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Ohio State coach Urban Meyer addressed speculation that he could step down at the end of the season, saying Monday he felt fine and definitely would be back next year.

In this Sept. 17, 2016, file photo, Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer, right, and then-assistant coach Zach Smith, left, gesture from the sidelines during an NCAA college football game against Oklahoma in Norman, Okla.
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Former Ohio State assistant football coach Zach Smith reached a settlement in his criminal trespass case on Tuesday.

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Ohio State University officials say football player Nick Bosa is withdrawing from school and focusing on his upcoming career in the NFL.

Nick Evans / WOSU

In a small auditorium Monday, Ohio State head football coach Urban Meyer strode to a podium and fielded questions about credibility, domestic violence and former receivers coach Zach Smith.

In the six weeks since Meyer was suspended by the university, the coach has apologized, re-apologized and clarified statements after each of his additions raised new concerns among critics. 

Ohio State coach Urban Meyer watches Ohio State during its spring game on April 14, 2018 in Ohio Stadium.
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Head football coach Urban Meyer rejoins Ohio State’s football team on Monday after serving a suspension related to his handling of domestic abuse allegations against an assistant coach.

Ohio State football coach Urban Meyer makes a statement during a news conference.
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What got Urban Meyer in hot water? The suspended Ohio State football coach puts it this way: "My fault was in not taking action sooner against a troubled employee about his work-related issues."

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Urban Meyer is back at work. At least partially.

Meyer returned to the team on Monday, more than a month after being put on leave in the wake of reports about years-old domestic violence allegations against former assistant coach Zach Smith.

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Amid misreporting of abuse allegations, suspensions and interim head coaches, it might be easy to forget the Ohio State football team opens a new season Saturday inside Ohio Stadium. The Buckeyes enter the noon kickoff against the Oregon State Beavers as a heavy favorite.

Ohio State football coach Urban Meyer makes a statement during a news conference.
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A week into his suspension, Ohio State head football coach Urban Meyer released a new statement defending himself against accusations that he condoned domestic violence by a fired assistant coach.

Nick Evans / WOSU

Ohio State trustee Jeffrey Wadsworth has resigned, saying that the university's punishment of head football coach Urban Meyer was too lenient.

Rick Scuteri / Associated Press

Ohio State coach Urban Meyer's current suspension and previous paid leave have restricted him from talking football with his staff and athletes during August with one exception — a team meeting the day after the suspension was announced.

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