Ohio University punter Paul Hershey deleted his Twitter account shortly after receiving backlash for sending a disparaging tweet about the Idaho Potato Bowl. Hershey’s Bobcats are scheduled to play in the bowl game against Utah State on December 17th, and he was less than thrilled with the development. “Idaho?? Who the f*** wants to play [...]
As we learned last winter with Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe (who voiced his concern over the Bears-Vikes game being played on the rock hard playing surface at the Minnesota Golden Gophers stadium) most people don’t value the opinions of specialists in the football world.
Ohio University punter Paul Hershey did some squawking through social media anyway.
Let’s say he...
Punter Paul Hershey apparently was spoiled last year when Ohio went to the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl for its postseason destination. So much so that when the Bobcats were selected by the Famous Idaho Bowl in Boise this year, he wasn't exactly thrilled.
So he did what most athletes do when they're upset about something — he expressed his disappointment on Twitter.
Senior punter Paul Hershey was named Mid-American Conference Special Teams Player of the Week on Monday by the league office. Ohio has received six special teams weekly honors from the league office this season.