Shawn Windsor: Ohio State coach Ryan Day threw a tantrum. I don't blame him.
It’s tempting to say Ohio State football coach Ryan Day threw a temper tantrum Thursday when he demanded to know why his team can’t play this fall and compete for a national championship.Because, you know, Notre Dame is playing this Saturday and why can’t we?!?!?It’s tempting to say the same of Penn State football coach James Franklin, who expressed similar frustration and wanted to know what he was supposed to tell his players.On the one hand, both coaches could tell their teams the University of Wisconsin is moving its classes online and quarantining students for at least two weeks in two of...
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Shawn Windsor: Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh snitched on Ohio State coach Ryan Day. Good for him.
College football is back, in all its petty glory.During a Big Ten coaches’ call Monday, Michigan’s Jim Harbaugh reportedly interrupted Ohio State’s Ryan Day and accused him of breaking the rules. At issue was a photo Harbaugh saw that purportedly showed the Buckeyes’ assistant coach, Al Washington, on the field with his players.That’s a no-no right now — NCAA rules don’t allow for on-field coaching until Friday.Day’s response?“How about I worry about my team and you worry about yours?” he told Harbaugh, according to Bucknuts.com.But that wasn’t all. In a meeting with his team later that day, D...
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Ohio State’s Urban Meyer To Retire From Coaching After Rose Bowl, Interim Coach Ryan Day To Replace Him
Bear Bryant coached until he was 68. Nick Saban is currently 69. But at only 54, Urban Meyer is retiring from Ohio State.Meyer, who has a career record of 186-32, cited health problems as the main cause. The news at first comes as a shock. At his age, Meyer is one of the most accomplished head coaches of all time. He’s also one of the highest paid, making over $7.6 million with a contract through 2022. But Meyer has a history that points towards this.Suspended Urban Meyer To Retire As Buckeyes CoachAs head coach of Florida, Meyer would abruptly resign following two national titles. He’s also g...