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He is not at UF anymore, after your 24 cupcakes in a row are over you will have to play someone real, and you will lose. badly.
If you want the ultimate, you've got to be willing to pay the ultimate price. It's not tragic to die doing what you love.
says the cupcake who still plays FCS schools
Um, you're playing Florida A&M this year. You don't really get to talk trash about other teams scheduling FCS schools.
Don bosco prep in New Jersey could go undefeated in the big10.
Who cares about uf? They're a b level team at this point.
And northern Illinois makes Bama look like pop warner
And d2 ga southern
As for the recent topic due to Hernandez arrest, since when is it everyone else's fault? Why can't Hernandez be accountable for his own actions?
Equally for all the Fla fans who hate Urban, I'm gonna go out on a limb here and suggest you weren't hating him in 2006 or 2008. Hypocrites.
Watching Urbz recruit now for a couple of cycles from what I can gather ( and I follow the recruiting sites closely) most of the recruits appear to be quality people.
So, is it just that you are living in the past too much that you continue to attack Urban, or is it your hearts and souls just as empty as Aaron Hernandez?
get out of this thread with these logical arguments. this thread is meant to be a circle jerk for all the Urbz haters
These message boards are so pathetic hahaha. As a buckeye fan, the buckeye fan base on 247 is a complete joke for the most part. Keep feeding the trolls....
That was so 2003, 3 bcs titles ago...more than the buckeyes in your life time, and that's giving you credit for 02. With that cheater of a head coach and the Maurice clairett gang of academic stalwarts.
I just hope the bucks keep scheduling lower level Mac teams because Toledo, niu and a few others might be too difficult.
Nice attempt calling the gators a mid level program. They beat tosu at everything.
Ooh, no thanks.. He might touch our butts.
I can understand UF fans being upset at Urban, but the fact is that 95% of Buckeye fans are going to love him as long as he keeps winning and doesn't repeat the issues that he had at Florida.
We don't care what problems he may have had in the past, and why should we? It seems like he realizes that he recruited some rough guys for awhile, and now he gets a fresh start to avoid making those mistakes.
We have 0 Fulmer Cup points thus far this offseason, and he has already kicked a few players off the team who he inherited who got into issues off of the field.
If he ends up recruiting thugs (which I think is quite exaggerated from his UF days, and pretty much all of the recruits he has brought in so far seem like quality guys) and there are arrests every week, then maybe I will come around to the haters' side. Until then, I believe he recognizes some of the mistakes he made at UF and will be extremely successful at OSU, with limited off the field issues.
Actually, Jimbo beat his ass in their only meeting.
You're not doing yourself any favors with this post...you pretty much just said "We know he's a scumbag, but we don't care"
Stsy classy, OSUe
Not at all.
I said that it is true that he recruited some guys that got into trouble. So has Mark Richt, so has Nick Saban, so did Jim Tressel, so has Will Muschamp, etc. Most people don't consider them scumbags because some of their players got themselves into trouble under their watch. If you do consider them all scumbags, then you are just a troll who hates every coach that isn't their own.
What I said is that you can't deny some of his old recruits got themselves into trouble, but that I think he has learned from that and will be more wary of recruiting kids with red flags. Already we backed off of a couple of high profile guys last year who there were unsavory reports on.
Just like Tressel, I believe that Urban cares deeply for his players. I've read his book, and while at UF there was one kid he kicked off the team early in his career for off the field issues. That player went home and ended up getting killed while mixed up with a rough crowd (I don't remember the exact details). He blamed himself for that and thought that he could have saved the kid if he just had kept him on the team and tried to help lead him to the right path.
I don't think he's a scumbag at all. He doesn't break NCAA rules and he does a ton of community events to give back and ensure the players give back.
I think he did get to a point where he was spending more time trying to keep kids out of trouble than coaching football, and that really burnt him out. I don't think he will make that same mistake again, because when you get to such a low point in your life, you tend to make sure that it doesn't happen again.
I think what is in his past is not all that relevant to how he will handle his time at OSU, and so far everything has been excellent. We will see how it goes, but I think we are in good shape for the future.
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Not all of his tactics are so "in the past"..
If you followed the leak of the 42 secondary violations they were just last year while @ tOSU.. Didn't seem to get much attention, and on Paul Finebaums radio show around that time, he agreed it probably wouldn 't since they were secondary ..(42?) unprecidented..
His reporting UF and their recruiting violations, then weaseling back out, just recently happened..
The so- called 'haters' have valid, and even some currents complaints.. Not just haters hatin.'
Talking about trying to figure out what offense to run,Muschamp could just buddy up to the Oregon Head coach Helfrich,just like Urb did with Chip Kelly when he first got hired by Ohio State.Urb spent a week at Oregon going to our practices and learning all he could about Chip Kelly's offense and how Oregon Practices.Then he goes back and installs almost the same offense at Ohio State.Then he starts targeting Oregon's recruits that have verbally commited to Oregon.I know fair game tell the ink dries,but my point is,is this how you treat another program that welcomed you into there home.Don't get me wrong I was pissed that Kelly would do this in the first place,but point being just shows what Urb will do to win.GO DUCKS
Snitches get stiches
Apparently you just read inflammatory headlines and don't actually read articles to find out facts.
Ohio State reported 46 secondary violations across 21 DIFFERENT sports in 2012. Some of them were for football, yes. Let's see what they were:
"Meyer is reported to have said "good luck" to football recruit Noah Spence at a Dec. 16 high school game, violating NCAA rules prohibiting direct contact with recruits during competition.
"It's nothing that troubles me," Smith told The Associated Press on Friday. "It's normal operating business. It's nothing that troubles me. I've seen all the cases; we know all the cases. You look at them, and they're inadvertent mistakes."
"Other secondary violations included text messages sent by assistant Stan Drayton and former assistant Dick Tressel to a recruit and the parents of a recruit, respectively. Also included is assistant football coach Mike Vrabel using smokeless tobacco on the sideline, the women's hockey program spending $4 too much for five framed jerseys, and men's basketball video coordinator Greg Paulus exceeding his job description by actually coaching during a game."
"Ohio State spokesman Dan Wallenberg issued a statement in which he said the Buckeyes athletic department always leads the Big Ten in self-reports because it has the most varsity sports (36) and student-athletes (about 1,000) in the conference. He said that in the wake of the NCAA sanctions handed to the football team in December -- NCAA probation, a bowl ban after the 2012 season and vacating the 2010 season, among other penalties -- Ohio State has "embraced the culture of identifying even the smallest violation."
In the same year, Bama also self-reported 27 secondary violations, some of them football, some of them not. Anyone who pays attention understands that these happen everywhere and are essentially meaningless. Unless you think that Mike Vrabel using chewing tobacco is going to ruin college football for everyone.
As far as reporting UF, the allegations turned out to be false. Ohio State's compliance staff came across an article that seemed to indicate a UF coach had made improper contact with a recruit during a no contact period, so they passed it on to the B1G office, as per protocol. The NCAA investigated and found no violations. Urban was not made aware of the report until after it had already been passed to the office. Even if Urban Meyer had personally called the NCAA commissioner about another school's potential violations, why would that make him a scumbag?
Now following protocol and following the rules makes him a scumbag? I thought people hated him because he broke rules? Except he doesn't do that either. People hate him because they want to hate him, so it doesn't really matter what he does at this point.
Ohio State football coach Urban Meyer and athletic director Gene Smith acknowledged having committed secondary NCAA violations in recent months, according to a report in The (Cleveland) Plain Dealer.
Speaking the Truth.
you could have stopped right there and summed up about 10 threads in the last week... JUST on the BB.....
its all good... we gonna give em a real reason to hate shortly
Did you watch Ohio State play last year? That offense looked a whole lot like what Urban has been running since his days at Utah. We didn't look much like Oregon's offense at all.
They went to Oregon to learn about Kelly's up-tempo playstyle, not his playbook. We implemented some of his hurry up stuff, but not a ton.
Coaches share info all the time and also recruit players that are committed. Dontre Wilson committed to Chip Kelly, so I don't see why anyone would find it hard to believe he would want to go elsewhere once his coach left him.
Come on man, all of your logic and connections are very weak. Now your digging into secondary violations that were self reported and a story about Urban Turing in UF (where is the source?), he didn't.
You are a classic example of hater.
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