Originally written on The Victory Formation  |  Last updated 11/13/14
When Ohio State hired Urban Meyer, there was much consternation among other Big Ten coaches after he showed up on campus in Columbus and heavily recruited players who had previously committed to other schools.  Now, another former Florida coach has weighed in on the so-called “gentlemen’s agreement”. In speaking to the AJC, Spurrier had the following to say when asked if he thinks there should be a gentlemen’s agreement to not recruit committed players: “No,” Spurrier told the AJC. “Because the situation could change for a young man. Then all of the sudden, maybe (the college where he’s committed) is maybe not the best place for him – whereas six months ago, it looked like the best place for him.” … “Sometime things change from when a kid commits in the summer and by the end of his senior season,” Spurrier said. “Sometimes the coach may get fired, or whatever. Something may happen – this, that or the other. Maybe a kid gets a better offer. It’s going to happen when you commit six months before signing day. “Unfortunately, we only have one or two guys that were committed go somewhere else. But we picked off two or three, also. [...]
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  • No integrity. They add to the demise of American youth. They help to promote the greatness of "JOPA". Long live the winnest coach in division 1 football.
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