Urban Meyer’s Daughter Blasts Reporter Brett McMurphy


first_imgUrban Meyer and his wife exit the field.INDIANAPOLIS, IN – DECEMBER 02: Urban Meyer the head coach of the Ohio State Buckeyes hugs his wife Shelley Meyer on the field after 27-21 win over the Wisconsin Badgers in the Big Ten Championship at Lucas Oil Stadium on December 2, 2017 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)Several Ohio State players have taken to Twitter to defend Urban Meyer and shoot down Brett McMurphy’s latest report about the Buckeyes’ head coach, which alleges Zach Smith used a racial slur against a player at practice.Multiple Ohio State players who were at that practice have strongly denied the allegations.“There’s no way that anyone would believe this. NO WAY. This lie is just out of hand. I was present during the entire altercation and what’s said in this article NEVER HAPPENED. I can guarantee it. Crazy how social media gives people platforms just to spread nonsense,” one wide receiver tweeted.There’s no way that anyone would believe this. NO WAY. This lie is just out of hand. I was present during the entire altercation and what’s said in this article NEVER HAPPENED. I can guarantee it. Crazy how social media gives people platforms just to spread nonsense. https://t.co/FRBLucb9WY— Parris Campbell (@PCampbell21) November 13, 2018“I witness the whole altercation and this didn’t happen.. You think a group of African American young men will sit there and let something like this happen? Say what you want but this isn’t true at all,” another added.I witness the whole altercation and this didn’t happen.. You think a group of African American young men will sit there and let something like this happen? Say what you want but this isn’t true at all. https://t.co/FrteEDIa9H— Johnnie L. Dixon III (@YoungKing_JD5) November 13, 2018Urban Meyer’s youngest daughter, Gigi Meyer, has now taken to Twitter, too.She’s calling out McMurphy.“You are a joke,” she [email protected]_McMurphy you are a joke.— Gigi Meyer (@GG_40) November 13, 2018Another former Ohio State player, Joshua Perry, has taken a strong stance, too.“Never in my life have I heard ANY Ohio State coach use a racial slur, and there is NO CHANCE Coach Meyer would ever allow that. You’re trying to kill Urban’s career and I’m not here for it,” he wrote.Never in my life have I heard ANY @OhioStateFB coach use a racial slur, and there is NO CHANCE Coach Meyer would ever allow that. You’re trying to kill Urban’s career and I’m not here for it. https://t.co/Suxhzn8Jiv— Joshua E Perry (@RIP_JEP) November 13, 2018Ohio State reportedly did an investigation of the alleged incident, admitting that there was an interaction between Smith and the former Buckeyes’ wide receiver, but they strongly denied the use of a slur, too.Urban Meyer reportedly denied comment on the story.last_img