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Gus Johnson Receives Flak For "Tone-Deaf" Comments About Urban Meyer

A closeup of Urban Meyer on Ohio State's sideline.

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - DECEMBER 02: Head coach Urban Meyer of the Ohio State Buckeyes looks on as they play the Wisconsin Badgers during the second half of the the Big Ten Championship game at Lucas Oil Stadium on December 2, 2017 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Urban Meyer's Ohio State Buckeyes dominated Jim Harbaugh's Michigan Wolverines on Saturday en route to a 62-39 win. The win moved Ohio State to 11-1 on the year and secured a date with Northwestern in the Big Ten title game.

During the waning moments of the game, FOX broadcaster Gus Johnson spoke about the winning head coach. Urban Meyer, who was suspended for three games earlier in the season after a report suggested he covered up allegations of abuse against an assistant coach, received praise from Johnson for everything Meyer has "gone through."

Viewers watching at home were unhappy with Johnson's comments, suggesting Meyer should not receive praise for winning football games after the allegations against him earlier in the year.

Clearly viewers at home weren't happy with the way Johnson talked about Urban Meyer and his tumultuous 2018 season.

In the end, Ohio State walked out with a win and Meyer's season will continue against Northwestern.