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Ohio State president Gordon Gee to retire

Well, we won’t have E. Gordon Gee to kick around anymore. The Ohio State president — he of the famous inability to keep his foot away from his mouth, particularly when it comes to talking about football topics — will retire from the university on July 1. Gee’s recent high-profile controversy, involving jabs he made at the SEC, Notre Dame, Bret Bielema and others last December, clearly hastened the departure for the 69-year-old Gee. He spent much of the past week apologizing to various parties for the remarks, which first came to light last Thursday.

Arkansas AD ‘deeply troubled’ by Gee’s comments

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas athletic director Jeff Long didn’t mince words in his response to what he called ”unfounded and slanderous remarks” by Ohio State President Gordon Gee about Razorbacks football coach Bret Bielema.

Three-star OT Skipper flips commitment

When three-star offensive tackle Dan Skipper (Arvada, Colo./Ralston Valley) committed to Tennessee in June, Jim Chaney and Sam Pittman were both assistant coaches for the Volunteers. Following a series of coaching changes, Chaney and Pittman were out at Tennessee in the fall and quickly found a home at Arkansas under new coach Bret Bielema. Now Skipper has found his home with the Razorbacks. Skipper confirmed Monday afternoon he has flipped his commitment from Tennessee to Arkansas.

It’s official, Andersen is new Wisconsin coach

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Several schools tried to lure Gary Andersen away from Utah State. Wisconsin finally got him. Andersen was officially hired as the Badgers’ new coach Thursday, and will be formally introduced at a news conference Friday morning. He replaces Bret Bielema, who left the Badgers for Arkansas this month. ”I don’t know if I can really have a word for how excited I am to be at Wisconsin and have this opportunity,” Andersen said in a video on Wisconsin’s website. ”I know I’m humbled, I know I’m blessed.” The 48-year-old Andersen just completed his fourth and best season at Utah State. The 18th-ranked Aggies finished 11-2 with a bowl victory against Toledo and won the Western Athletic Conference. One of those losses was at Wisconsin, where the Aggies missed a 37-yard field goal in the final seconds…

Bielema leaves Wisconsin, Hazell front-runner for Purdue – Ohio State (Rivals)

COLUMBUS, Ohio — It appears that the rivalry between Urban Meyer and Bret Bielema will be a short-lived one. That’s because Yahoo! Sports reported earlier today that the seven-year Wisconsin head coach is leaving the Badgers, to accept the same position at Arkansas.

New Ohio State football mindset on display during spring game

Who ordered up this weather for the Buckeyes? Bret Bielema?

Bielema says he has no problem with Meyer

MADISON, Wis. — I sat down with Wisconsin coach Bret Bielema today, and I thought it would be remiss not to ask him about his February spat with Ohio State coach Urban Meyer.

You don’t need me to rehash all …

Bret Bielema addresses Meyer story

An article published Monday by the Sporting News gave some clarity to Wisconsin coach Bret Bielema’s concerns over the recruiting tactics of Ohio State counterpart Urban Meyer.

Bielema complained about Meyer around signing day, though he never specified publicly what …


State Of Ohio Makes History in NCAA Tourney

The State of Ohio is the first in NCAA history to have four teams advance to the sweet sixteen in one season. An incredible feat that deserves mentioning over and over again.

Ohio State, Ohio, Xavier, and Cincinnati have all …

Ohio State’s Gee to Bret Bielema: ‘Get a life’

Whenever Ohio State president E. Gordon Gee opens his mouth about the subject of sports, something interesting/funny/embarrassing is almost sure to spill out.

Gee has become infamous for his comments about “Little Sisters of the Poor” and hoping Jim Tressel …

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