25 Jul 2005
There's a new sheriff in, uh, Gainesville. Urban Meyer is taking a zero tolerance approach to law-breakers on his team and he's using former UCLA coach John Wooden as inspiration. According to the article, to keep players out of trouble Meyer relies on, "peer pressure, a strong investment of assistant coaches in players' lives and a reward system that allows the coach to essentially spoil the players he likes."
This sounds like a great idea -- and one that might benefit some NFL teams -- but I wonder what happens if the Gators start the season with a couple of losses. (bugmenot/free registration required)
28 comments, Last at 26 Jul 2005, 7:11pm by Kibbles
It's a year of huge cornerback contracts, with A.J. Bouye and Stephon Gilmore breaking the bank. But will these big-money contracts, and the big-time gambles associated with them, pay off?