The family of Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer is upset with ESPN's College GamDay program after it promoted a sign making fun of Meyer's health issues in 2009 on Twitter.

By SI Wire
September 21, 2015

The family of Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer is upset with ESPN’s College GameDay program after it promoted a sign making fun of Meyer’s past health issues on Twitter.

The tweet, which has since been removed, featured a sign with a picture of Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn and the words, “If this crap keeps up.. I'm gonna fake a heart attack and go join the Big 10.” The photo was accompanied by the phrase, “Here is your winner of the Most “RT’d” (and Appropriate) @pizzahut GameDay Sign of the Day from Tuscaloosa.”

Meyer was hospitalized in 2009 with chest pains and later said the he had fought depression. He took a year off from coaching before taking the job at Ohio State.

Meyer's wife Shelley and daughters Gigi and Nicki all responded to GameDay on Twitter calling its actions shameful.


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