“Have a look at City Meyer. He was going to spend time together with his household, went to this recreation as an alternative.”
That is a remark an ESPN anchor made on-air throughout a spotlight bundle of Ohio State’s recreation towards Clemson on Saturday … and it had Urban Meyer‘s spouse FURIOUS!!!
After all, Meyer mentioned he was stepping down from OSU’s head teaching function final season to spend extra time together with his fam after well being points … however when he was noticed on the Buckeyes’ sideline throughout their large Fiesta Bowl recreation over the weekend, it raised some eyebrows.
A lot so, “SportsCenter” host John Anderson made a flippant joke about all of it … and Meyer’s household shortly rushed to blast the community for the comment.
“I’m DEEPLY offended by this off-hand impolite/ignorant remark by somebody who is aware of NOTHING about our household,” City’s spouse, Shelley, mentioned.
“We had been ALL collectively this bowl trip-urbans job was restricted to some hours the 26th/27th and extra on the 28th (not that it’s anybody’s biz)-still WAY lower than teaching.”
Meyer’s oldest daughter, Nicki — whose husband is an assistant on OSU’s employees — additionally blasted Anderson and ESPN … saying City’s journey to the Fiesta Bowl WAS a household perform
“How is the sort of commentary even acceptable? The whole household together with grandkids went to help my husband and the buckeyes. We had one of the best week in AZ,” Nicki mentioned.
“@ESPN have some class. That is unhealthy. I’d @ this man however don’t know who it’s. Move it alongside mates.”
We reached out to ESPN … however a spokesperson declined to touch upon the matter.