Twitter: Reaction to Ohio State's Gordon Gee retiring

In the wake of his controversial comments about Notre Dame and the SEC, Gordon Gee announced Tuesday that he will retire July 1. News of Gee’s announcement caught the attention of the sports world, including the Ohio State athletic community. Check out some of the best tweets from the Buckeyes faithful in this post.

First, here’s the tweet from the man himself:

And now, the tweets from Ohio State personalities:

Not everyone praised Gee, however:

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Craig OSU'72 on 6/4/2013 @ 6:29pm EDT Said:

It’s time for him to go. He should have been gone after the JT fiasco.

Rick on 6/5/2013 @ 3:03pm EDT Said:

Right on Craig.

al Shane on 6/5/2013 @ 4:35pm EDT Said:

Should have been fired.

Sally Griffith on 6/5/2013 @ 7:17pm EDT Said:

If President Gee had to go then Mark May needs to go….Let’s get back to reality and the Woody days…..when there was true honesty. President Gee will always be on Campus in with us all. You can’t replace him…..

Sally Griffith on 6/5/2013 @ 7:22pm EDT Said:

Can’t believe this… President Gee will always be Ohio State. He was always there for the students, alum….all….Just like Woody….he will never go away….

Terri. Oliver on 6/5/2013 @ 7:25pm EDT Said:

This is tragic. He didn’t say anything that wasn’t true, nothing we all haven’t said in our lifetime. He was at a private luncheon making jokes about other conferences, just as they do about us. Everyone needs to stop throwing good people at Ohio State under the bus and ruining good people’s lives. Grow up America.

Woody on 6/5/2013 @ 7:30pm EDT Said:

He speaketh the truth!…Gordon Gee that is! Ever play a team in the GCL? I think the coaches probably confess their game night language on Sundays!