Let's go ahead and charge Urban Meyer with accessory to murder, before the fact.
That's a thing, right? If not, it needs to be. The case against Meyer is as follows: New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez allegedly has murdered God only knows how many people.
He went to Florida.
Meyer coached him at Florida.
Meyer's fingerprints therefore are all over this, or so goes the logic of the segment of our society that loves to affix blame. This is ridiculously dumb, yet nonetheless the media decided to use Hernandez's arrest for murder as a platform to pillory the then-Florida, now Ohio State football coach for producing national championships with flawed "student athletes" instead of losing with Biblical scholars. This crowd has a stat, too, provided by The New York Times, of 31 arrests of Gators players from 2005-10.
Meyer is not guilty, but he is responsible -- if you follow that logic to its idiotic conclusion.
We love this narrative of good guys and bad guys in college ...