This from the cooler poopers...
Mattison - Vrabel exchange at SMSB ($)
Didn't Vrabel get arrested for skipping out on a tab at a casino? Now that's a classy guy
They're just used to getting free stuff so much that sometimes they forget to pay a bar tab. Or for cars, tattoos, clothes, meals etc. You can't blame them.
Being that I was formerly a bartender on the OSU campus, I have several cool bro stories that would confirm this.
did YOU ever give him free drinks?
Or did you do so and then spit in them?
Not intentionally, and not Vrabel. I was a bartender on campus circa 2005-2011. My experiences range from Bobby Carpenter and Doug Worthington to Terrelle Pryor and Jake Stoneburner. Usually some drunk kid bought their drinks. Other times they did pay, but a few times they would just order their drinks and walk into the crowd. The owners kind of shrugged it off and wipe the tab. I'd be surprised if the exact thing didn't happen on every campus though, including Ann Arbor.
I'd never spit in their drinks though. Just like in nature, I made the concious decision to encroach on their natural habitat. I was the intruder, so I just had to sit back and observe.
And I'm going to copy and paste a lot of the article here, because it came from a non-paywalled site, in case anyone is wondering:
The criminal justice system.
Acting on a tip, we contacted the Switzerland County Jail in Vervay, Indiana. Jail Commander James LaPine tells PFT that Vrabel was arrested for theft at theBelterra Casino in Florence, Indiana earlier today.
He is just used to getting everything he wants, and now he's just a guy. A guy who wants to get this drill over with and go drink more free booze at a bar. Nice stab by Mattison, and touche for the Wolverines.
Ohio players are used to getting stuff for free and being able to cheat. Their head coaches allowed it for years.
This is the same guy who gets busted for felony theft at a casino while with the KC Chiefs during NFL lockout in 2011 and a year later is coaching young men at Ohio.
"It was all a misunderstanding..."
Such bullshit. Vrabel has no integrity upon which to rely, let alone coach young people. But that's Ohio.
Yeah taking something without paying for it is a complete misunderstanding. The funny thing is my parents called it theft, instead of a misunderstanding.
Pretty mellow stuff, but that's why I love Coach Mattison.
This is why you don't pay for those sites. This isn't "premium" info. Hell, Lawrence Marshall could've told anyone he wanted...it wasn't a secret, it wasn't insider. Anyone who heard the exchange could've done the same thing. You pay to hear it first...not to be the only one who heard it. That's what people don't understand. Personally, I could've give 2 shits about hearing it first.
If you want a good free rundown of the SMSB camp go one thread up
Just strong-willed men giving each other some shade, but still a great exchange for Mattison.