Found May 30, 2013 on The Victory Formation:
Gordon Gee, the bow tie wearing president of the Ohio State University, is in a bit of hot water after the AP released some comments he made last December at a closed-door meeting with university officials. The meeting was recorded, and that is why the AP was able to obtain them. We laughed, a lot, when we read what he said. However, as the head of a university, he has to be a bit smarter. The butt of his jokes were Louisville, Kentucky, the entire SEC, and Notre Dame/Catholics. He was being asked several questions about the B1G and conference expansion as such. Some of the questions set the jokes up, so we hardly blame him. Any of these jokes can be found daily on team message boards and commenting sections of blog this one. Here are the excerpts from the AP On trying to land Notre Dame football for conference play: “The fathers are holy on Sunday, and they’re holy hell on the rest of the week…You just can’t trust those damn Catholics on a Thursday or a Friday, and so, literally, I can say that.” On the SEC making fun of the B1G having 14 teams and struggling with [...]

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