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Ohio State sets timetable for Urban Meyer investigation

Ohio State has laid out details for its investigation into Urban Meyer's knowledge of the domestic abuse allegations against former Buckeyes wideouts coach Zach Smith.

First, the investigation will be headed by Mary Jo White, of the national law firm Debevoise & Plimpton. White is a former federal prosecutor and former chairwoman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange. Ohio State previously announced the investigation will be overseen by 6-person panel, with three members on Ohio State's board of trustees and three from outside the university.

"Ohio State is committed to a thorough and complete investigation," committee chairwoman Jo Ann Davidson, a former Ohio House Speaker. "We look forward to sharing the results of this investigation and any action the university may take."

Additionally, the school announced the investigation will end within 14 days.

Ohio State president Michael Drake, in conjunction with Ohio State's trustees, will make a decision once the investigation issues its report.

Meyer has been on leave since Wednesday. On Friday, he issued a statement claiming he followed proper university protocol once informed of the allegations against Smith in 2015.

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