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Lane Kiffin accuses Urban Meyer of cheating!

Posted on: February 5, 2009 12:18 pm
Edited on: February 5, 2009 1:54 pm

It's on in the SEC East! Actually when isn't it on?

You've got to see this video from Thursday morning with Tennessee's Lane Kiffin accusing Florida's Urban Meyer of cheating. Kiffin says that Meyer called receiver Nu'Keese Richardson on his cellie while the kid was visiting Tennessee.

One problem: I checked with a compliance director at another school and she couldn't find anything wrong with what Meyer allegedly did.

"I've never heard of that," she said of Kiffin's accusation being a violation. "That would surprise me. As long as it's permissible on the recruiting calendar, it should be OK."

A story posted a Tennessee TV station's website says: "Football coaches are not permitted to contact a prospect while his on an official visit to another school's campus." Hey, it's on a TV station's website so it has to be accurate, right?

Oh, one other thing. How could Meyer be "cheating" if Richardson wasn't supposed to be at Tennessee in the first place? Kiffin adds that the receiver said, "he wasn't even coming to visit us."

Anything to work the crowd. There's a lot of bitter fruit here. Richardson had apparently committed to Florida in May. Kiffin is going Ernest Angley on us, taking the message, preacher-style, to the orange-coated streets. Meyer is the devil and Kiffin is going to drive him out. The K-Man might be good at playing to a crowd but what goes around, comes around. I seem to recall that Tennessee has to visit Gainesville this year and The Urban Legend does not take slights well. Anybody remember the payback for the Gator Stomp?

Count on another couple of extra touchdowns dropped on you in September, Lane. You're preaching to the choir now. The devil will get his due -- later.  


Category: NCAAF

Since: Mar 30, 2007
Posted on: February 16, 2009 9:41 pm

Lane Kiffin accuses Urban Meyer of cheating!

Lame Kitten has proven day after day that he's an idiot. He continues to make asnine comment after asnine comment.

Since: Feb 27, 2007
Posted on: February 7, 2009 8:38 pm

Lane Kiffin accuses Urban Meyer of cheating!

well said, well said.

Since: Feb 6, 2009
Posted on: February 6, 2009 8:01 pm

Lane Kiffin accuses Urban Meyer of cheating!

Ok what are you talkin about? Kiffin IS NOT NEW to the College game.... Did you forget where he was before he stepped into the NFL? SO CAL USC COLLEGE FOOTBALL... How could you let someone calling you a cheater slide?

Since: Jan 29, 2007
Posted on: February 5, 2009 5:30 pm

Lane Kiffin accuses Urban Meyer of cheating!

Lane "couldn't make it in the NFL" Kiffin calling out Urban Meyer. Now that's interesting considering he's won how many titles?

Since: Aug 22, 2006
Posted on: February 5, 2009 5:01 pm

Lane Kiffin accuses Urban Meyer of cheating!

I'm a neutral observer in this whole thing.   Look recruiting is a slimy business!   Urban Meyer has that slimy look to him especially when they are winning a game.   I'm sure there is dirty things done in recruiting and I'm sure Urban has taken part in some of that.  He just seems like a guy that needs to get his way.

BUT.... I don't think he did anything against the NCAA rules here.   I gave Kiffin the benefit of the doubt in Oakland because he was dealing with Al Davis, but this incident is going to be hard to live down.    Shows alot of immaturity IMO.

Since: Sep 25, 2006
Posted on: February 5, 2009 4:55 pm

Lane Kiffin accuses Urban Meyer of cheating!

The Vols call his Urban Blight because Meyer is 4-0 against them. Tastes like sour grapes to me! LOL!

Since: Sep 25, 2006
Posted on: February 5, 2009 4:49 pm

Hey, Lane Kiffin - WHATEVER!

Kiffin is probably just mad that Meyer and several other SEC coaches got better recruiting classes than he did this year. Plus, Kiffin tried - UNSUCCESSFULLY - to hire Billy Gonzales away from the Florida (until Meyer told Kiffin to back off) while the Gators were preparing for the BCS National Championship game. Show some class Kiffin, because so far, it's hard to see any difference between you and Phil Fulmer.

Whatcha gonna do, Lane, when Urban Meyer's Gators beat the Vols in the Swamp in September?

Since: Jan 17, 2007
Posted on: February 5, 2009 4:18 pm

Lane Kiffin accuses Urban Meyer of cheating!

Mroz99:  In case you haven't kept up, there is no Citrus Bowl anymore! 

Since: Jan 18, 2009
Posted on: February 5, 2009 4:18 pm

Lane Kiffin accuses Urban Meyer of cheating!

UT can have Nu'Keese...he will rue the day. Take my word for it...two years from now he will be saying "what the he!! was I thinking." He did not want to play second fiddle with Andre Dubose. Go Gators.  

Since: Aug 17, 2006
Posted on: February 5, 2009 4:18 pm


Your source for it being legal is checking with ONE compliance director at another school, and she couldn't find anything! Wow! Well, I guess if a lady at one school couldn't find anything, then your job is finished!

I mean, don't you get paid for journalism? For research? For that type of thing? What the heck are you doing that you couldn't contact an actual VALID source and find the exact 100% truth, verbadum? What is this, amateur hour?

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