Recruits weigh in on Urban Meyer's three-game suspension
MIND OF MIKE: Meyer's punishment should have been more severe
The Ohio State University president Michael V. Drake has made his decision regarding the future of head football coach Urban Meyer following a meeting of the school’s Board of Trustees. In a press conference Wednesday night, the representatives of the University announced that Meyer has been suspended for the first three games of the Buckeyes' 2018 season, but is retained as head coach.
Here's how several top 2019 prospects, including some committed to Ohio State, are reacting to the news.
"Coach Meyer is still there and that's great. This has been a very stressful time for everybody so it brings a lot of ease for it to be put away. I am still strong to Ohio State.” -2019 Ohio State commit Harry Miller
"I'm happy honestly. (Meyer's) a great person as well as a coach." -2019 Ohio State commit Dwan Mathis
"I'm glad for coach Meyer that he isn't off the team and still able to coach for the Buckeyes. No, it will not affect my commitment." -2019 Ohio State commit Cormontae Hamilton
"Honestly I knew we would be fine the entire time I was just letting things play out." -2020 Ohio State commit Darvon Hubbard
“I just got a call from Ohio State a few minutes ago. I am still good with Ohio State. It’s a huge weight off of my shoulders knowing he will only be out for a short time. They will be just fine.” -2019 Ohio State commit Steele Chambers
"The trust has to come back between me and coach Meyer after he comes back for me to seriously consider Ohio State." -2020 Ohio State recruiting target Rakim Jarrett
"That's good for him. The situation as a whole is a sad one, but I'm glad he is still the head coach." - 2019 Ohio State recruiting target David Bell
"There are no changed feelings between me and Ohio State right now." - 2020 recruiting target Mehkail Sherman
"We're still considering Ohio State and are tracking the findings as the story continues to unfold." Richie Bresee, father of 2020 5-star DL Bryan Bresee
"I have no comment on the matter only that I'm 1000% still committed to Ohio St." - 2020 Ohio State commit Luke Wypler