Urban Meyer and Brady Hoke are two coaches that will be constantly compared and contrasted because of their respective positions on either side of one of the greatest and most bitter rivalries in sports.
Michigan and Ohio State do not get along, and that’s putting it lightly.
Their showdowns on the field are usually rather intense, and more often than not you can feel the bitterness between the lines, on the sidelines and especially in the stands.
The coaches don’t get along, the players don’t get along and the fans certainly don’t get along.
As is the case with most great rivalries, the animosity goes much further than the field of play. You can feel it between strangers, friends and even family members. Households have been divided according to loyalties to either program.
Naturally, the rivalry also extends to the recruiting trail, and more often than not, both programs are competing for some of the best recruits in the region—and even nationally.
Hoke and Meyer are two…
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