On BTN now. Gene Smith is already boring me to tears.
Meyer Press Conference Open Thread
Dave Brandon > Gene Smith
Gene Smith is probably gone soon. He basically had no involvement in recruiting Meyer to ohio.
Hopefully Meyer doesn't fire Gee on his first day.
I dunno, that would work just fine for me . . . .
Smith said Meyer "gets it" twice.
"He gets it." I burst out laughing.
This is the strangest presser I've ever seen.
Their media is a bunch of panzies compared to what our coaches have had to deal with. Just lobbed him a bunch of softballs.
They should have asked him about the reaction of UF fans thinking he's abandoned them to go to another program. They should have also asked him about all the arrests that happened under his watch at UF.
12. Ohio State will commit to working with Coach to create the Urban Meyer Fellowship for Ethics and Leadership in Sports for one or more students at The Ohio State University. Coach agrees to teach and support the fellowship initiative and work with the University to secure additional financial support to endow this initiative.
Fellowship for Academic Leadership and Sports Ethics, or FALSE for short.
Great timing huh ? lets change the subject off that 40-34 heart breaker ASAP
And distract from the first ever Big Ten Championship Game that two other programs will duke out.
I'm suprised they didn't announce it a half-hour after the game. Or even during it.
The NCAA's Sword of Damocles over the athletic program is an added plus.
Bonus points if they actually take away more schollies/postseason ban.
Especially if their last name is Woodson. Or Manningham. Or Koger, or Toussaint, or Kalis, or Strobel...
Michael Taylor (Bo's last QB, holds school record for passing efficiency)
Garland Rivers (All-American DB, fyi)
...had 31 players from Ohio, if you include the freshmen.
Zoltan Mesko? There's only one Space Emperor
Elvis Grbac, plus current starters Jake Ryan, Kovacs, Omameh, kinda Jibreel Black, in addtion to those already listed.
Not too inspiring there Urbs...really couldn't memorize any of it?
Does anyone have a link?
He doesnt look to healthy...
Health-wise question asked
"I feel fantastic"
"I'M CONVINCED I WAS DONE COACHING"
I never thought this before (probably didn't think too much about him before) but I think he comes across as disingenuous, at best, and all out liar, at worst.
Urban talk just watching him answer questions all I could think was LIAR! It has nothing to do with how he left Fla with his supposed health issues. Just looking at him and the way he carries himself and his expressions answering questions just get that feeling.
"There's nothing broke at OSU"
Yes. He gets it.
of isolated incidents is not indicative of a problem. It's not like there was repeated conduct by some players, or several players availing themselves of the same illegal benefits or coverups/whitewashes/baldfaced lying denials/kangaroo investigations or anything.
he meant to say "no one's broke at OSU"
I didn't expect him to have a full staff in place yet, but I thought he might at least introduce a grad assistant or two.
Adam Sandler will be retained.
Urban sounds like he does research the same way that Pryor did
Urban's first mistake: "I have great trust in our athletic director and president." Fear level: 0. This man is a fool.
Gene Smith: "I trust our student athletes."
A bit less trust and a bit more attention to compliance would do them a world of good.
Nearly 20 minutes into the pressed no mention of Michigan
Meyer does not get it
would be OK with me
Hey dumbass it's called The Game, not "the big game." This guy doesn't get it.
in the Pac-12 now?
Saying he's from "Bucknuts.Com" must make that dude feel like an idiot.
If he's not embarrassed by that, then what will embarrass him?