COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Ohio State coach Urban Meyer says it is ``wrong and irresponsible'' to connect him or his former Florida staff to the murder charge facing Aaron Hernandez.
In texts to The Columbus Dispatch and The Gainesville Sun, Meyer says there was no cover-up of drug tests during Hernandez's time at Florida. Meyer coached Florida from 2005 to 2010.
These were Meyer's first comments about Hernandez after he declined to comment earlier this week.
The coach says in the texts he ``received an email from a friend where there is an accusation of multiple failed drug tests covered up'' by the university or the coaching staff. Meyer says that is ``absolutely not true'' and Hernandez was ``held to the same drug testing policy as every other player.''
Hernandez played three years under Meyer at Florida. The former New England Patriot is charged in the shooting death of semi-pro football player Odin Lloyd.

Recent NCAAF Discussions

Carolina Wise Guy.....What? on Thu, Feb 2017 by Timmy1961
2017 NFL Draft Props on Fri, Feb 2017 by Blade
Handicapping Week 1 on Fri, Feb 2017 by Blade
Blade what time do you get up on Thu, Feb 2017 by Blade
VIR- V TECH GAME on Sun, Feb 2017 by Timmy1961

NCAAF Headlines

NCAAF Top Stories

Thumbnail Alabama Favored vs. FSU Week 1 Some of the Week 1 college football lines are starting to trickle out, including the spread for the Florida State versus Alabama matchup...
Thumbnail 2017 Heisman Trophy Odds The 2017 college football season is months away but oddsmakers have already released odds for the Heisman Trophy.

NCAAF Team Pages