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Gene Smith: Urban Meyer Expected to Sign 2-Year Ohio State Contract Extension

Ohio State athletic director Gene Smith said the school is expected to sign head coach Urban Meyer to a two-year contract extension, keeping him under contract through the 2022 season, according toDoug Lesmerises of

"Meyer mentioned the extension during his news conference on national signing day," Lesmerises wrote. "Smith said he brought the idea of an extension to Meyer after bowl season in order to combat some of the rumors about Meyer's future that other schools had talked about in recruiting."

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