NCAA Bans Ohio State from Bowls in 2012

NCAA Bans Ohio State from Bowls in 2012
NEW ORLEANS, LA - JANUARY 04:  Head coach Jim ...

Image by Getty Images via @daylife

NCAA Bans Ohio State from Bowls in 2012

The NCAA has banned Ohio State from a bowl appearance in 2012, Urban Meyer’s first year with the program. In addition to self imposed sanctions which were believed to be thorough enough by Gene Smith, Athletic Director at Ohio State, the NCAA added a third year of probation and additional loses in scholarships (9 total). The Buckeyes will also not be able to play in the next Big Ten championship game, although the current players were able to play in the Sugar Bowl last season and will appear in the Gator Bowl this year.

The athletic department was found to have a been liable of a ‘failure to monitor’ which makes many Ohio State fans question the further employment of Smith as his office allowed much of the violations to occur. The main issue the NCAA hopes to penalize is the no-show jobs violations that were discovered after the first round of players were suspended for trading memorabilia for money and tattoos. A second violation while already on probation is quite troubling.

Former Head Coach Jim Tressel didn’t go without additional penalties either. In addition to losing his position he was slapped with a show-cause charge for the next five years which keeps him out of college coaching for half a decade. Lucky for OSU, new coach Meyer and his already impressive recruits for 2012 are staying put and coming to Columbus next season even without the possibility of playing a 13th game at the end.

Ohio State Gets Bowl Ban, Other Penalties
powered by metaPost
BrutusReport.com
Tags: Buckeyes Football NCAA Ohio State
print
Relatd Articles
2012 Linebacker Camren Williams Switch from Penn State to Ohio State
Dozens of Ohio State Items Traded for a SUV, Money and Tattoos
Eddie Rife Pleads Guilty to Selling Marijuana and Laundering Money
Five Ohio State Players Suspended for Five Games in 2011
Gator Bowl 2012: Ohio State Buckeyes vs Florida Gators
Head Coach Jim Tressel Faces a Rules Violation Suspension and Fines
Jim Tressel Resigns According to the Dispatch
Joey O’Connor Completes the 2012 Ohio State Offensive Line Class
Ohio State Spring Game Rosters
Ohio State Spring Game Signals A New Start
Ohio State to Comment on Tattoo for Autograph Rumors
OSU Pays Jim Tressel $52,250, Waives Fine





blog comments powered by Disqus

Sponsors

7Day Free Trial with AccuScore

Ohio State 2017 Football Schedule

Saturday
Sep. 1 Oregon State Beavers
Ohio Stadium, Columbus, OH Noon ET
ABC
Buy Tickets

Saturday
Sep. 8 Rutgers Scarlet Knights
Ohio Stadium, Columbus, OH 3:30pm ET
BTN
Buy Tickets

Saturday
Sep. 15 at TCU Horned Frogs
AT&T Stadium, Arlington, TX 8:00pm ET
ABC
Buy Tickets

Saturday
Sep. 22 Tulane Green Wave
Ohio Stadium, Columbus, OH Time TBA
TV TBA
Buy Tickets

Saturday
Sep. 29 at Penn State Nittany Lions
Beaver Stadium, University Park, PA Time TBA
TV TBA
Buy Tickets

Saturday
Oct. 6 Indiana Hoosiers (HC)
Ohio Stadium, Columbus, OH 3:30/4pm ET
TV TBA
Buy Tickets

Saturday
Oct. 13 Minnesota Golden Gophers
Ohio Stadium, Columbus, OH Time TBA
TV TBA
Buy Tickets

Saturday
Oct. 20 at Purdue Boilermakers
Ross-Ade Stadium, West Lafayette, IN Time TBA
TV TBA
Buy Tickets

Saturday
Nov. 3 Nebraska Cornhuskers
Ohio Stadium, Columbus, OH Time TBA
TV TBA
Buy Tickets

Saturday
Nov. 10 at Michigan State Spartans
Spartan Stadium, East Lansing, MI Time TBA
TV TBA
Buy Tickets

Saturday
Nov. 17 at Maryland Terrapins
Maryland Stadium, College Park, MD Time TBA
TV TBA
Buy Tickets

Saturday
Nov. 24 Michigan Wolverines
Ohio Stadium, Columbus, OH Noon ET
FOX
Buy Tickets

Saturday
Dec. 1 Big Ten Championship Game
Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis, IN 8:00pm ET
FOX
Buy Tickets