Terrelle Pryor to OSU Fans: Don’t Boo LeBron

by September 10, 2010

The quarterback tells the Plain Dealer of his hopes, that drunken Ohio State college football fans will treat James respectfully if he shows up to the game tomorrow. Riiiiight: “Pryor is now a junior and James plays for the Miami Heat. Pryor said he has exchanged text messages with James this week and hopes to see him at Saturday’s home game against the Miami Hurricanes, believing James plans to attend. If he does, Pryor has a message for fans. ‘If LeBron does come, just treat him with respect and respect his decision,’ Pryor said. ‘Please, no name calling or booing or anything like that. Please. That’s my mentor, and I’ve got a lot of respect for him and a lot of love for him.’ In fact, Pryor said he was there for support after James announced his decision to leave Cleveland. ‘When he was down, when people were throwing him under or burning his jersey, I just picked him up and said, ‘I’m with you 100 percent,’ Pryor said. If James is in Ohio Stadium on Saturday afternoon, Pryor said James will be with him 100 percent, not backing the team from his new place of employment.”