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Former OSU assistant coach accepts plea deal

Former OSU assistant coach accepts plea deal
Posted at 10:11 PM, Oct 23, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-23 22:11:47-04

A former Ohio State assistant coach accepted a plea deal Tuesday to resolve the criminal charges that spared a months-long controversy for the Buckeyes football program, ESPN reports.

Zach Smith pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of disorderly conduct in exchange for the dismissal of a criminal trespassing charge. 

A judge in Delaware County, Ohio ordered him to pay $289 in fines and court fees associated with the case. 

Smith tweeted out that he agreed to a three-year domestic violence protection order. 

Smith was fired from the program earlier this year.