The attorney for former Ohio State assistant coach Zach Smith, who was fired following the report of two alleged domestic violence issues, issued a statement late Monday night.

Bill Rabinowitz, an Ohio State beat writer for The Dispatch, spoke with Smith’s attorney Brad Koffel late Monday evening to discuss the domestic violence reports and the Buckeyes’ decision to part ways with the receivers coach.

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Here’s what Koffel had to say on the issue, according to Rabinowitz:

On Monday, college football insider Brett McMurphy reported that Smith was arrested in 2009 for an alleged domestic violence incident while he was working on Urban Meyer’s staff at the University of Florida. Later, McMurphy reported that another alleged domestic violence incident involving Smith occurred in 2015.

Later, Jordan Strack of WTOL-11 in Toledo, reported that Smith had taken several interviews or other jobs at the request of Meyer.

Smith was fired by Meyer following the reports Monday night. The receivers coach had been on Meyer’s staff for 11 seasons, dating back to the days at Florida.