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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.  


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Since: Feb 5, 2009
Posted on: February 5, 2009 4:16 pm

Lane Kiffin accuses Urban Meyer of cheating!

pologuy, you don't know very much at all.  Not only was it not a violation, but Lane Kiffen basically admitted that they orchestrated this whole thing by getting this kid to lie about visiting/not visiting. 

Hey Skippy, got any evidence to back up your unfounded claims that Urban is dirty?  Didn't think so.

Since: Aug 16, 2006
Posted on: February 5, 2009 4:13 pm

Lane Kiffin accuses Urban Meyer of cheating!

All the crying about a little jab?  Please.   Nice "revenge" score predictions too.   Florida couldn't break 300 yards of offense last year vs. the Vols.   So they're gonna score 60 with Monte's D?   Enjoy it now Gators....once that cheerleader in the 15 jersey is gone UT will have the same amount of speed and talent.   Kiifin and his staff did a good job in the short amount of time they had and Miami will start to take players away from you like they used ti along with FSU.     

Since: Jun 17, 2008
Posted on: February 5, 2009 3:54 pm

Lane Kiffin accuses Urban Meyer of cheating!

Keep it coming Lane. We love it!!! I want everyone to hate us, even more than they already do!!!

Anytime you can get the Gators to forget about their NC this early!!! Love it! Keep it coming!

Since: Jan 28, 2009
Posted on: February 5, 2009 3:53 pm

Lane Kiffin accuses Urban Meyer of cheating!

pologuy- Kiffin was right for making up a recruiting violation and calling Urban Meyer a cheater, when he didn't even cheat?! Come on now.  And calling Meyer dirty with no evidence to back it up, nice.

Since: Mar 13, 2008
Posted on: February 5, 2009 3:49 pm

Lane Kiffin accuses Urban Meyer of cheating!

There is no rule against Meyer doing what he did.  As long as he is within the calander dates for contact. 

Since: Jan 5, 2007
Posted on: February 5, 2009 3:46 pm

Lane Kiffin accuses Urban Meyer of cheating!

If he told Urban he wasnt visiting Tenn. how was Urban to know where the kid was? Urban will run the score up on that chump Kiffin.Also he is taking shots at the lo ball coach also, he need to keep his mouth shut.The SEC is already tough enuff to win in , he doesnt need to add anymore gas to the fire!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Since: Jan 17, 2008
Posted on: February 5, 2009 3:43 pm

Lane Kiffin accuses Urban Meyer of cheating!

Was this a recruiting violation?  I doubt it.

Did Meyer know the kid was visiting UT?  I don't know.  But if he did, this was completely unethical.

Aside from that......BFD!!!

Since: Jun 22, 2007
Posted on: February 5, 2009 3:37 pm

Lane Kiffin accuses Urban Meyer of cheating!

Whether or not this is a recruiting violation I do not know. What I do know is that Lane Kiffin was right. For all those nay-sayers who believe that he is out of his mind, you yourself are not thinking clearly. So he might be wrong about whether or not this is a violation, but, he was right to call out Urban Meyer. Someone said that Lane Kiffin was lucky to have the talents of Leinart, Bush, and White and that is how he became a highly touted offensive coach. That is absurd, anyone check on the afforementioned players anytime recently? Yes, they are outstanding talent, I mean so outstanding they are benched, injured and being outplayed by the pick one higher than them, and finally breaking out of their shell many years past due to become average players. Lane Kiffin was not the only reason those players did well obviously seeing as Pete Carroll is the true genius in making the USC Trojans the BEST BCS Football program in the country. However he will be a good change for Tennesse and thrive there and was also right that Urban Meyer is not the cleanest coach in the country which is masked by some of the best talent college football has ever seen. GO BEARS!

Since: Sep 1, 2008
Posted on: February 5, 2009 3:30 pm

Lane Kiffin accuses Urban Meyer of cheating!

NuKese and a UT booster


Since: Dec 5, 2008
Posted on: February 5, 2009 3:23 pm

Lane Kiffin accuses Urban Meyer of cheating!

kiffin is just trying to build up hype around the tennessee program and he's trying to make people think he's on the  same level as urban meyer by saying meyer "cheated" and kiffin still "won" by getting this recruit. it's just a message he's trying to send for the future. i'm sure deep down he doesnt expect to win in the swamp this year but obviously he cant come out and say that. but some of you guys are trashing kiffin way too much. tennessee will be a pretty good team in a couple years. let's not forget who recruited alot of those superstars for USC. i'm not sayin they will win titles and they probably won't be better than florida unless the gators fail to get a qb after tebow (brantley looks good but he's no tebow and they probably will get one), but tennessee is on their way back to being a really good team. give him 2 full years of recruiting.

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