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Bob Evans Has Scrubbed Urban Meyer From Its Website

first_imgurban meyer is now a spokesman for bob evansOn Monday, restaurant chain Bob Evans announced a new endorsement deal with Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer. Two days later, he became embroiled in scandal, with the release of text messages that indicate that he was aware of a 2015 domestic violence incident between wide receivers coach Zach Smith and his wife.Smith was fired a few weeks ago, after more details emerged about a history of domestic violence. Earlier this year, police were called when Smith was in violation of a restraining order, from which the rest of the story began to come out.Meyer was placed on administrative leave on Wednesday evening. Young coordinator Ryan Day was promoted to interim head coach.Now, Bob Evans has quietly scrubbed the Urban Meyer announcement from its website.The tweet announcing his status as the company’s “Head Breakfast Coach” is still live:Introducing our new Head Breakfast Coach: Urban Meyer! Get ready for a winning breakfast season! Learn more: https://t.co/oYwxYFySwy pic.twitter.com/92jPFSuviS— Bob Evans Farms (@BobEvansFarms) July 30, 2018The link in that tweet now leads to a dead “Item Not Found” page.Columbus Business First has more on the Urban Meyer deal that may or may not be dead:“On Monday, Bob Evans said the campaign with Meyers would include television spots, radio, digital and in-store advertisements and a landing page on Bob Evans’ website, which has been removed.The company’s Twitter feed still has the announcement.Bob Evans said the first promotion was to be the chain’s new Everything Breakfast. It also said Meyer would promote “Bowl Season” later in the year when the restaurant chain introduces new biscuit bowls to its menu in October.“Just like OSU football fans on game days, Bob Evans guests can expect nothing but our top performance for every breakfast and dining experience. I won’t accept anything less,” Meyer said in a press release.”It is unclear whether Bob Evans has terminated the deal, or just putting it on hold as the situation plays out. It has made no statement about the status of its brand new Urban Meyer endorsement.[Columbus Business First]last_img read more

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