Today in minor recruiting violations for incredibly trivial things: Ohio State has self-reported a violation after recruit Clifton Garrett spoke with Tim Tebow on the phone for approximately eight seconds after calling Urban Meyer last March.
The Orlando Sentinelhas more on the story:
"Upon receiving the call, Coach Meyer informed Garrett that he was on vacation and having lunch with friends and family, including Tim Tebow. Garrett asked Coach Meyer if he could wish Tebow good luck on the upcoming season. Coach Meyer handed the phone to Tebow and Garrett conversed with Tebow for approximately eight seconds. Coach Meyer stated that no recruiting conversation occurred, there was no intent to have Tebow recruit on behalf of Ohio State and he, in fact, did not recruit on behalf of Ohio State.
Ohio State asserts that Tebow did not discuss Ohio State or attempt to recruit Garrett during those eight seconds, and ultimately this call didn't seem to matter much—Garrett signed his Letter of Intent to play for Les Miles at LSU—but crazy NCAA violations are always fun to discuss, more-so when they involve a big name like Tebow.
Luckily for everyone involved, it doesn't look like the sacred "too much pasta" rule was violated, so Ohio State should be okay.