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Ohio St.'s Gee to Bielema: 'Get a life'

Posted on: February 7, 2012 1:53 pm
 

Posted by Jerry Hinnen

From calling mid-majors the "Little Sisters of the Poor" to asking Jim Tressel not to fire himOhio State president Gordon Gee has not exactly been one to keep his mouth out of the headlines over the past 12 months. And he may not be for the next 12 months, either, judging by this interview with OSU student newspaper The Lanternin which he tells Wisconsin head coach Bret Bielema to "get a life."

Bielema infamously accused new Buckeye head coach Urban Meyer of using "illegal" recruiting "tactics" and asked Badger athletic director Barry Alvarez to voice his complaints to Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany on his behalf. Gee emphatically stood up for Meyer in the Lantern interview, calling him the "finest in the country" and "the greatest affirmation of the quality of this institution."

When asked directly about Bielema's comments, Gee was every bit as emphatic.

"We hired the best coach and we went out and got the best kids so get a life," Gee said.

Ah, Signing Day: that magical time of the college football calendar that can lead the president of the third-largest university in the country to publicly call out a coach within his own conference using an insult from a 36-year-old Saturday Night Live sketch.

Gee also referred to the NCAA investigation into Tressel and the Buckeye football program that resulted in its 2012 bowl ban as a "yearlong colonoscopy."

We now fervently await Gee's next pledge to cease discussing matters related to football.

HT: MGoBlog. 

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Since: Dec 5, 2007
Posted on: February 7, 2012 6:20 pm
 

Ohio St.'s Gee to Bielema: 'Get a life'

So now according to Gee Urban Meyer is "the best coach", and most buckeyes seem happy about the hire, but according to most tOSU fans just 2 short years ago he was the criminal recruting crime overlooking warden at UofFelons prison. What's so different about him now? The color of his tie? Juss Sain'.. Cool


DawgMeat
Since: Mar 8, 2007
Posted on: February 7, 2012 6:19 pm
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Since: Mar 1, 2007
Posted on: February 7, 2012 6:10 pm
 

Ohio St.'s Gee to Bielema: 'Get a life'

 Gee has consistently exhibited a lack of intelligence and common sense.     
; The OSU trustees should look at dumping this clown asap.     
Whether it's insulting the mid-majors or the Polish people,  Gee does not exemplify what a college president should be or how one should act.     I would not encourage any young person to a university reigned over by this coot.    I use the word "coot" in order to speak on his level.


tallsarabrightm
Since: Feb 7, 2012
Posted on: February 7, 2012 6:06 pm
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Since: Jan 5, 2010
Posted on: February 7, 2012 5:28 pm
 

Ohio St.'s Gee to Bielema: 'Get a life'

Surprised get off the sauce dude. freedom of speech should require a test. I hope you don't vote either.



Since: Aug 18, 2006
Posted on: February 7, 2012 5:28 pm
 

Ohio St.'s Gee to Bielema: 'Get a life'

I love Gee, he calls it like he sees it.



Since: Mar 3, 2009
Posted on: February 7, 2012 5:20 pm
 

Ohio St.'s Gee to Bielema: 'Get a life'

did the prerz mean get a tattoo?



Since: Mar 3, 2009
Posted on: February 7, 2012 5:20 pm
 

Ohio St.'s Gee to Bielema: 'Get a life'

did the prerz mean get a tattoo?



Since: Jul 12, 2008
Posted on: February 7, 2012 5:19 pm
 

Ohio St.'s Gee to Bielema: 'Get a life'

Someone should tell Gee to get a brain.



Since: Dec 20, 2010
Posted on: February 7, 2012 5:13 pm
 

Ohio St.'s Gee to Bielema: 'Get a life'

How many of those 55 "5 star recruits" are from the southeast?


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