Urban Meyer retiring after the Rose Bowl

Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer will step down after the Rose Bowl

Offensive Coordinator Ryan Day is expected to take over as the Buckeyes' new full-time head coach.

Meyer didn't lose his first regular season conference game until his fourth year at Ohio State.

Ohio State head football coach Urban Meyer is set to announce his retirement at a press conference Tuesday, the school announced.

The Buckeyes will play in the Rose Bowl against Washington on New Year's Day - Meyer's coaching finale. Meyer fought through painful headaches and was visibly struggling during games this season, occasionally rubbing his head and bending over.

On the field, Meyer is one of the winningest college coaches of this modern era having won 85 percent of his games during his 17-year coaching career.

Meyer cited health issues after that SEC title game loss to Saban, but eventually made a decision to stay for another year, his worst in major college coaching as the Gators went 8-5 overall, 4-4 in the SEC.

Meyer owns an 85-9 record in seven seasons with the Buckeyes.

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Meyer has piled up wins at Ohio State after a similar run over six years at Florida that included two national championships. He's an Ohio State guy.

"And the third thing is what we saw today, was Urban Meyer resigning as the coach at Ohio State".

Following the 2017 season, he turned down an offer to become the offensive coordinator job with NFL's Tennessee Titans. A startling blowout loss at unranked Purdue on October 20 pushed Ohio State to the fringe of the national championship chase and prompted questions about Meyer's future. My plan was to sign in December, but I will wait now.

He started his head-coaching career at Bowling Green in 2001 and moved on to Utah two seasons later before taking the Florida job in 2005 and rocketing to the top of the college football coaching ranks, a peer of Alabama coach Nick Saban, victor of six national championships.

Operating under the belief that Meyer will return to coaching in the next two years, these are some of the colleges that could potentially be fits for Meyer to get back in the game.

When Day was the acting head coach, he said his goal was to rock the boat as little as possible. Mark Richt will be 59 next season and isn't on the hot seat, but if the program stalls out in the next two years, Richt could choose to retire, opening up a spot for Meyer to swoop in. Defensive line coach Larry Johnson was Young's primary contact in Columbus, but Meyer was involved heavily with that recruitment every step of the way.

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