Originally posted on The Sports Bank  |  Last updated 12/20/11

For all you BUCKNUTS out there, today is judgment day. Ohio State Athletic director Gene Smith confirmed to The Associated Press early Tuesday that the NCAA’s committee on infractions would hand down its final sanctions on the storied college football program at 3 p.m. EST.

This is when the NCAA will hold their teleconference.

You know what this is about of course: Terrelle Pryor leaving school early in order to try and escape suspension, the utter disgrace of Pryor’s character in BUCKNUT Nation, Devier Posey missing almost an entire season, Dan “Boom”Herron missing a half season, more suspensions, bowl wins vacated, Jim Tressel being proven the ultimate hypocrite and forced to stepped down….it all ends today.

From the AP

The Buckeyes (6-6) struggled through a year of suspensions and close games under interim coach Luke Fickell. They play Florida on Jan. 2 in the Gator Bowl.

Urban Meyer was hired last month as the new head coach. He is not coaching in the bowl game but has been recruiting and hiring staff members.

He was asked Monday whether, after three weeks on the job, he now had a better feel for what the ultimate sanctions might be from the NCAA. He said he was given indications – but no promises – that the penalties would not be severe.

I seriously doubt Meyer would have taken the job unless he knew for certain that sanctions would not be severe.

 

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