Urban Meyer Apologizes To Reporter For Outburst

Keith Niebuhr of GatorBait.net reports that Urban Meyer privately apologized to a reporter from the ORLANDO SENTINEL today after verbally confronting the writer following a Florida football practice last Wednesday.

Urban Meyer confronts Jeremy Fowler of Orlando Sentinel

(Video of Wednesday’s confrontation below)

Meyer met with Sentinel reporter Jeremy Fowler for 22 minutes on Saturday after a Gators practice. Fowler said, “I won’t go into the details of the conversation, but I would say that Urban did apologize. And I feel like as a work-related conversation it was constructive.

Fowler added that he “absolutely” accepted Meyer’s apology. Meyer declined media requests to discuss the private conversation. Read more…

Urban Meyer Knows When Man’s Family Is Hurting

Keith Niebuhr of GatorBait.net reports that Wednesday Urban Meyer verbally attacked ORLANDO SENTINEL reporter Jeremy Fowler for reporting what Deonte Thompson’s recently said about the Florida quarterback situation.

Urban Meyer confronts Jeremy Fowler of Orlando Sentinel

Thompson said of the Gators transition from Tim Tebow to John Brantley:

“You never know with Tim. You can bolt, you think he’s running but he’ll come up and pass it to you. You just have to be ready at all times. With Brantley, everything’s with rhythm, time. You know what I mean, a real quarterback.”

Full text of what was said between Meyer and reporter Fowler is below.

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