Gene Smith On The Hotseat? “Insufficient” Says Gee
OSU President E. Gordon Gee admonished Athletic Director Gene Smith for failing to ensure that booster Bobby DiGeronimo, whose actions were at the heart of the new charge, kept his distance from the football program.
“I am aware that you took certain actions and believed you had appropriately distanced him from the program,” Gee wrote in a letter dated today. “However, the revelations about student employment and student involvement at the Cleveland-area charity gala, both involving Mr. DiGeronimo, indicate that those cautions were insufficient.
“The consequences were significant for student-athletes and this institution. I am disappointed that this is where we find ourselves. You know I find this unacceptable,” Gee wrote… Read More