Urban Meyer piece on UM airing AGAIN on ESPN right now.

Submitted by no joke its hoke on May 2nd, 2011 at 6:19 PM

Just saw that ESPN will be airing the spot Urban Meyer did at the spring practice. Should be on around 6:30 or so.


Cigarro Cubano

May 2nd, 2011 at 6:47 PM ^

Was not negging on you.  All good in support of the FB Program.  Can't wait till espnu starts on their early FB recruiting shows.  You bet we will be talked about , unless they keep on with their SEC bias taking up 90% of the show. 

We shall see.

Michigan Moonman

May 2nd, 2011 at 9:47 PM ^

The first time I saw this piece on ESPN, I enjoyed it.

But in the context of Urban Meyer becoming a possible replacement to the Sweater Vest, am I the only one who is uncomfortable watching him walking around our practice field, interviewing our coaches, and talking to our players?

I mean, I guess it is better than Nick Saban conducting interviews, but let's be sure Urban is planning on staying retired before we let him watch us practice all our plays and get to know all our players.


May 4th, 2011 at 1:50 AM ^

First off, Urban Meyer cited the reasons for stepping down from Florida as wanting to spend more time with his family and children, all of whom are either in high school or college at this point.  Also, the man has had several heart  related issues related to job stress over the past couple years.  I really don't see him all of a sudden contradicting all of that to take a position of relatively equal if not of less prestige than what he had at UF.

Second, although I am beginning to despise ESPN for their continual obsession for certain markets, such as the SEC, I do not think the Michigan piece being replayed it really a bad thing.  If anything UM recently has been an afterthought on a national stage and maybe this kind of coverage can bring help bring us back into the national picture.

Or maybe its just a love affair with Urban and they're just trying to fill time because everyone knows watching NFL draft coverage is waste of time and everyone cringes when Todd McShay attempts to act like he understand football and knows what he is talking about.  Who knows...


Eye of the Tiger

May 4th, 2011 at 2:58 AM ^

Andre Ware's "analysis" was some of the worst on-screen football commentary I've ever heard.  

Loved the Brady Hoke bits though:

"I know if they don't score, they can't beat you."