Posted July 01, 2013

Urban Meyer declines comment on Aaron Hernandez

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Urban Meyer had nothing to say when asked about his feelings on Aaron Hernandez. (Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Urban Meyer had nothing to say when asked about his feelings on Aaron Hernandez. (Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

With former teammates expressing their feelings on now jailed former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez, it was only a matter of time before someone was going to ask Hernandez’s former college coach Urban Meyer what he thought about the situation.

Meyer coached Hernandez at the University of Florida from 2007 to 2009. When Meyer, now the head coach at Ohio State, was asked what he’s felt the last week about Aaron Hernandez, he was less than forthcoming.

“I’m not gonna talk about that,” Meyer said, according to Fox Sports Net Ohio.

Hernandez sits in a Massachusetts jail charged with the murder of semi-pro football player Odin Lloyd. He was denied bail twice last week and will remain in jail until he answers those charges in court.

Hernandez admitted to failing at least one drug test while at Florida, and it caused him to drop in the 2010 draft. The Patriots ended up selecting him in the fourth round.

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11 comments
beasley4540
beasley4540

Flint123 facts are right and that does not count all the failed drug test good luck buckeyes

crimsonmastodon
crimsonmastodon

Meyer tried to turn FLA in for a secondary violation and gets rewarded by successfully flipping a FLA commit to OSU.  How do you Gators feel about Meyer now?

beasley4540
beasley4540

Almost 40 players locked up at florida in 5 years he is what is wrong in college football

BBTRC
BBTRC

If my memory is correct, Hernandez flunked 10 drug tests while at Florida and never missed a game. Ohio State went from one scum-bag coach to hiring another.

Gary46
Gary46

Less than forthcoming?  I thought his answer was succinct and easily understood.

mountainbrook417
mountainbrook417

Meyer doesn't have time to talk about all the many thugs he had at Florida.

flint123
flint123

@beasley4540     Get your facts correct...Not even close.   There all types of issues at other SEC schools.   Look at the Alabama and Auburn players robbing people at gunpoint while in school.


flint123
flint123

@BBTRC Your memory is incorrect.   10 drug tests would have gotten you kicked out of school.

BBTRC
BBTRC

@mountainbrook417 You are correct.  The list of bums and thugs that he recruited and NEVER disciplined while at Florida is too long to list much less discuss.