There’s no fighting him here. Urban Meyer is 100 percent correct in his assessment of anemic Big Ten recruiting. The question now, however, is: Can it be fixed? And if so, how?
Meyer has taken it upon himself to be the unofficial spokesman for a conference he’s been rooted in for approximately 15 months. His latest battle—and perhaps the final straw before Mark Dantonio finally yanks him off his Christmas list—combats the growing failures from Big Ten teams not named Ohio State and Michigan on the recruiting trail.
Meyer was outspoken regarding this while appearing on the Bishop and Rothman Show on 97.1 FM in Columbus late last week (via Dan Wetzel, Yahoo! Sports):
I don’t know enough about what goes on in the other programs. I know I have a lot of respect for the tradition and their [THE?] historical success they’ve had. But we do need, as a conference, to keep pushing that envelope to be better.And I think all our conversations, we’re going to have a…
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