Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 7/8/13
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 ...
GET THE YARDBARKER APP:
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45
MORE FROM YARDBARKER

Report: Tristan Thompson won’t take below max from Cavs

Martavis Bryant's four-game suspension upheld

Report: Redskins players happy RG3 was benched

Isaiah Thomas rips list that ranks him 88th-best in NBA

Australian television want 49ers to showcase Jarryd Hayne

Urban Meyer: We will announce starting QB first snap of season

LIKE WHAT YOU SEE?
GET THE DAILY NEWSLETTER:

Mike Shanahan: Kirk Cousins will be a top-10 NFL QB

Raiders Khalil Mack is going to be a superstar

Buffalo Bills name Tyrod Taylor their starting QB

Clemson QB Deshaun Watson: My goal is to go undefeated

Chip Kelly praises Tim Tebow: ‘He’s had a good camp’

Jay Gruden: RG3 benched for performance, not concussion

All Sports News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
the YARDBARKER app
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Urban Meyer won't announce QB before season

Teammates relieved RG3 was benched?

Five NFL teams that should trade for Robert Griffin III

10 takeaways from Week 3 of the NFL preseason

Cubs' Jake Arrieta no-hits the Dodgers

Chicago Bears release Tim Jennings

U.S. Open men's preview

U.S. Open women's preview

D'Angelo Russell zings Lakers fans

Every NBA division's most interesting rookie for 2015-16

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Help
Follow Yardbarker