Current, former Gators take jabs at Urban Meyer on Twitter

By Jerry Hinnen | Staff Writer

Urban Meyer's 24-game winning streak came to an end Saturday night. (USATSI)
Urban Meyer's 24-game winning streak came to an end Saturday night. (USATSI)
Apparently, there's still more than a few grudges held in Gainesville over the way Urban Meyer left the Florida head coaching job -- and the result of Saturday night's Big Ten championship wound up a ripe time to express them.

Here's current Florida redshirt junior wide receiver Quinton Dunbar:

Former Gator linebacker (and current Miami Dolphin) Jelani Jenkins:

Former Gator defensive end Kedric Johnson:

And for what it's worth, here's current Florida offensive lineman Jon Halapio, immediately after the game (the tweet has since been deleted):

Halapio would later tweet that his laughter was unrelated to Meyer and that he "didn't even watch" the game, so take with a grain of salt ... but it remains quite a coincidence. And the Tweets don't necessarily stop there.

Meyer had his defenders among former Gators as well, and of course it's possible -- maybe even likely -- Meyer would have the support of a silent majority of his former Gators. But clearly, feelings are still more than a bit raw in some sections of the locker room he left behind.

CBSSports Facebook Google Plus
COMMENTS
Conversation powered by Livefyre

College Football Video

August 28, 2015
Illinois fires coach Tim Beckman (1:36)
August 28, 2015
Does Michigan have a quarterback controversy?
(1:01)
August 28, 2015
Sneak peek: 'A Season with Notre Dame Football'
(0:30)
August 28, 2015
Illinois fires head coach Tim Beckman
(1:20)

Latest

Most Popular

CBSSports.com Shop

Men's Nike Scarlet Ohio State Buckeyes No. 15 Limited Football Jersey

College Sideline Gear
Get your favorite school
Shop Now