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Urban Meyer Stars In: The Best Recruiting Tactic Ever

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If this is true, Urban Meyer may be the most ruthless and brilliant recruiter ever. When life gives you a potentially life-threatening medical condition, make potentially life-threatening medical condition-ade, kids:

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“Sharrif was really confused and put a call into Coach Meyer. When they spoke Coach Meyer told him that he had a ‘dream’ the night before, and that Coach Meyer saw himself on the sideline coaching Sharrif. Told him that is was a "message from God that I should come back and coach, as I guess if it’s my time to die, I’d rather die on the sidelines coaching you than anywhere else in the world.

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“Sharrif talked to us the next day and said Ohio State is great and all, but Coach Meyer said he would DIE for me. That’s pretty intense…

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Cue the applause, because the only step past that is actually threatening to kill yourself to get a recruit. 3/1 on Houston Nutt, 5/2 on Lane Kiffin, and 8/1 that Nick Saban threatens to kill a recruit if he doesn’t come to Bama.