The investigation into Zach Smith’s behavior while he was an assistant coach under Urban Meyer at Ohio State is now wrapped up and we’re all awaiting the verdict of school president Michael V. Drake.
Urban Meyer has been on paid administrative leave since August 1. The school said the investigation would be concluded by Sunday, August 19.
In the meantime, you won’t believe how much money Meyer hauled in.
$395,616: What Urban Meyer made on his 19 days of administrative leave while Ohio State was conducting its investigation, based on his entire year of compensation. pic.twitter.com/eQKLKzwTmp
— Darren Rovell (@darrenrovell) August 20, 2018
That’s just insane.
We all know that college football is big business. But to see it in stark numbers like that is just staggering.
It’s even more staggering when you remember that players aren’t allowed to get paid, or even try to make money for themselves based on their own merit as football players.