The remarks were made at a meeting of the Ohio State University Athletic Council. The discussion was on conference realignment and how certain schools ended up in one conference and some in another. That's when OSU president Gordon Gee let fly with the comment.
Gee was talking about why Notre Dame wasn’t invited to join the Big Ten when others like Rutgers and Maryland were.
Gee also told the gathering the priests who run Notre Dame are holy on Sunday and “holy hell” the rest of the week.
The AP was able to get its hands on the recording made as Gee commented on conference expansion saying the Irish "wanted to have its cake and eat it, too."
Gee, who isn’t a stranger to having his foot near his mouth, also made remarks about the lack of academic reputation of Southeastern Conference schools as well as the University of Louisville.
Gee commented that officials from the Big Ten would not allow schools like Louisville or Kentucky to ever join the Big Ten.