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Urban Meyer

American college football player, college football coach, BCS national champion

Urban Meyer III (born July 10, 1964[1]) is an American college football coach. He is the current head coach of the Ohio State Buckeyes team. He has also coached the Bowling Green Falcons, the Utah Utes and Florida Gators from 2005 to 2010.[2]

Urban Meyer
Photo of Urban Meyer
Meyer at the White House after winning the 2008 national championship
Current position
TitleHead coach
TeamOhio State
ConferenceBig Ten
Record36–3 (.923)
Biographical details
Born (1964-07-10) July 10, 1964 (age 55)
Toledo, Ohio
Playing career
Position(s)Defensive back
Head coaching record
Overall140–26 (.842)
Bowls7–2 (.778)
Accomplishments and honors
2 National (2006, 2008)
2 MWC (2003–2004)
2 SEC (2006, 2008)
3 SEC Eastern Division (2006, 2008, 2009)
1 Big Ten (2014)
2 Big Ten Leaders Division (2012, 2013)
1 Big Ten East Division (2014)
The Sporting News National Coach of the Year (2003)
Home Depot Coach of the Year Award (2004)
George Munger Award (2004)
Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year (2004)
Pro Football Weekly National Coach of the Year (2004)
Woody Hayes Trophy Award (2004)
Victor Award (2004)
Mountain West Conference Coach of the Year (2004)
The Sporting News Coach of the Decade (2009)
Sports Illustrated Coach of the Decade (2009)
MAC Coach of the Year (2001)
2x MWC Coach of the Year (2003–2004)


  1. "Head Football Coach: Urban Meyers" (PDF). Retrieved 10 February 2013.
  2. "Urban Meyer stepping down at Florida," ESPN (December 8, 2010. Retrieved December 8, 2010.