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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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Comments

Since: Nov 1, 2006
Posted on: February 5, 2009 1:03 pm
 

Lane Kiffin accuses Urban Meyer of cheating!

Well, one expert on the matter says that there was nothing wrong (compliance-wise) with what Meyer did. However, whether or not it was tacky is a completely different story. I don't believe that the contact would have affected Richardson's decision, anyway. If Kiffin is trying to get press, this isn't the way to do it. If Meyer is so insecure about his program that he feels the need to call recruits at inappropriate times, he needs couseling because there is nothing about Florida's program that should make him feel that way.




Since: Sep 11, 2006
Posted on: February 5, 2009 1:01 pm
 

Lane Kiffin accuses Urban Meyer of cheating!

I don't know if it is illegal or not, but awesome nonetheless. Also, regardless of how crazy Kiffin may be, Al Davis is still the craziest of them all.




Since: Jan 6, 2009
Posted on: February 5, 2009 1:00 pm
 

Lane Kiffin accuses Urban Meyer of cheating!

*Lane Kiffin is new the southern way of college football.  I'm sorry.




Since: Oct 3, 2008
Posted on: February 5, 2009 1:00 pm
 

Lane Kiffin accuses Urban Meyer of cheating!

Its simple check the rule book.

If Meyers broke the rules then Florida should be punished.

If he didnt break the rules then Kiffin needs to get a firm graps of the rules.

 




Since: Apr 10, 2008
Posted on: February 5, 2009 1:00 pm
 

Lane Kiffin accuses Urban Meyer of cheating!

LANE:  REMEMBER THE WORDS OF THE OL' BALL COACH...YOU CAN'T SPELL CITRUS WITHOUT UT!!!




Since: Jan 6, 2009
Posted on: February 5, 2009 12:54 pm
 

Lane Kiffin accuses Urban Meyer of cheating!

I'm not perfectly sure, but coaches are not permitted to contact recruits during certain times of the calendar year.  It doesn't seem classy or professional to contact a recruit while he or she is on an official visit with another university.  I mean, would a guy call a girl while she's on a date with another guy?  If the kid doesn't want to play for the best program in the country then so be it [forget him].  Lane Kiffin is new to the college game, so fans should let this one slide.  Meyer probably did break a rule though it probably wasn't the first time or last.  GO GATORS! 




Since: Oct 12, 2006
Posted on: February 5, 2009 12:46 pm
 

Lane Kiffin accuses Urban Meyer of cheating!

He has been there how long, and already running his mouth...Wrong coach and (team) to be calling out.




Since: Dec 4, 2008
Posted on: February 5, 2009 12:43 pm
 

Lane Kiffin accuses Urban Meyer of cheating!

Kiffin's a joke.  He made his rep by being a "genius" offensive coordinator who just happend to have Leinart, Bush, & Lendale White on his squad.  USC owns that part of the country.  He has his work cut out for him at Tennessee.  Suddenly Al Davis doesn't look quite as nuts.




Since: Dec 22, 2008
Posted on: February 5, 2009 12:41 pm
 

Lane Kiffin accuses Urban Meyer of cheating!

im confused is what Meyer did againstthe rules or not?

 



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