The Ohio State Domestic Violence Scandal Keeps Getting Worse. The Latest Development Is Really Bad

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The ex-wife of former Ohio State football coach Zach Smith was granted a three-year protection order against him late Tuesday.

According to Brett McMurphy, Courtney Smith was granted the protection order in Delaware County, Ohio court, and Zach pled guilty to disorderly conduct. There had been multiple allegations against Zach Smith since 2009.

Well, this probably doesn’t even need to be said, but this situation just keeps getting worse for the Buckeyes football program. Zach might not be employed by OSU anymore, but it’s pretty hard to run from allegations of domestic violence when multi-year protection orders are being granted.

This entire situation has been an absolute circus for the school and athletic department. Urban Meyer was suspended for the first three games of the season for his handling of the former wide receiver coach, and the allegations against Zach Smith dominated the preseason headlines. (RELATED: Ohio State Football Announces Major News. How Will It Impact Their Season?)

How much longer will this story linger for? It’s been several months, and here we are still talking about it. That’s literally the last thing anybody at Ohio State wants. They want this story to go away as quickly as possible.

Something just tells me they won’t be getting that wish granted anytime soon.

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