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 TV analyst and former coach. He coached the Bowling Green Falcons, the Utah Utes, Florida Gators, and Ohio State Buckeyes.[2] Meyer has also coached in the National Football League (NFL). He coached the Jacksonville Jaguars in 2021.

Urban Meyer
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Meyer in 2019
Personal information
Born: (1964-07-10) July 10, 1964 (age 59)
Toledo, Ohio, U.S.
Career information
High school:Saint John School (Ashtabula, Ohio)
College:Cincinnati
Career history
As coach:
Career highlights and awards
College:
Head coaching record
Career:NFL: 2–11 (.154)
NCAA: 187–32 (.854)
Bowls: 12–3 (.800)
Coaching stats at PFR

During his time coaching in the NCAA, Meyer won three National championships. He won two while coaching Florida in 2006 and 2008 and won one while coaching Ohio State in 2014.

On January 14, 2021, the Jacksonville Jaguars hired Meyer as their new head coach.[3] In October, a video surfaced of Meyer touching and dancing at his restaurant with a woman who was not his wife. Jaguars owner Shahid Khan was not happy and said that Meyer would need to earn their trust back.[4] On December 18, kicker Josh Lambo said that accused Meyer of kicking him in the legs during practice. Lambo told Meyer to stop and Meyer responded "I'm the head ball coach. I'll kick you whenever the fuck I want."[5] On December 16, 2021, Meyer was fired from his position as Jaguars head coach, finishing with a record of 2-11.[6]

References Edit

  1. "Head Football Coach: Urban Meyers" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 12 July 2007. Retrieved 10 February 2013.
  2. "Urban Meyer stepping down at Florida," ESPN (December 8, 2010. Retrieved December 8, 2010.
  3. "Urban Meyer named Jaguars Head Coach". Jacksonville Jaguars. Retrieved September 17, 2023.
  4. "Jacksonville Jaguars owner Shad Khan: Urban Meyer 'must regain our trust and respect' after 'inexcusable' conduct". ESPN. Retrieved September 17, 2023.
  5. "Ex-Jaguars kicker Josh Lambo says he was kicked by former coach during warmups in preseason". CBS Sports. Retrieved September 17, 2023.
  6. "Urban Meyer fired as head coach of Jacksonville Jaguars". CNN. Retrieved September 17, 2023.