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SportUrban Meyer to retire as Ohio State head coach after Rose Bowl

15:30  04 december  2018
15:30  04 december  2018 Source:   usatoday.com

Ohio State Buckeyes are home underdog for first time under coach Urban Meyer

Ohio State Buckeyes are home underdog for first time under coach Urban Meyer This past Saturday's scare - a 52-51 overtime win against Maryland - leaves OSU as a home underdog for the first time in a long time. This is Urban Meyer's 7th year at Ohio State and this is first time he is a home underdog in Columbus. Michigan opens up as a 4 point road favorite.— Phil Steele (@philsteele042) November 19, 2018 More from actionnetwork's Evan Abrams about how long it has been since OSU hasn't been favored in Columbus: It’s the first time since the 2015 College Football Playoff National Championship against the Oregon Ducks (+5.

Urban Frank Meyer III (born July 10, 1964) is an American college football coach and former player, and current head football coach of the Ohio State Buckeyes.

Ohio State Buckeyes head coach Urban Meyer talks to Marty Smith about facing the Washington Huskies in the Rose Bowl on New Year’s Day. ✔ Subscribe to ESPN

Urban Meyer to retire as Ohio State head coach after Rose Bowl© Provided by USA Today Sports Media Group LLC Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer smiles after Ohio State defeated Northwestern to win the Big Ten championship NCAA college football game, Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, in Indianapolis. Ohio State won 45-24. (AP Photo/AJ Mast) Urban Meyer is stepping down as the head coach at Ohio State at the conclusion of the season, the school announced Tuesday morning.

Meyer will retire after coaching the team in the Rose Bowl against Washington on Jan. 1, according to the school, and offensive coordinator Ryan Day will be elevated to head coach the following day.

Day, Meyer and athletic director Gene Smith are scheduled to further discuss the change in a news conference at 2 p.m. ET.

Meyer: 'I plan to coach' after this season

Meyer: 'I plan to coach' after this season Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer tried silencing any speculation about his future in Columbus by stating his plan to coach after this season.

Urban Meyer stays as Ohio State football coach , but he is diminished after investigation. Urban Meyer 's first head coaching job came at Bowling Green in 2001. Urban Meyer holds up the trophy after Ohio State beat Oregon in the inaugural College Football Playoff championship game, earning

Meyer also briefly retired after 2009 but eventually returned for another season. As South Carolina head coach , he knocked off Meyer ’s first and last Gator teams. No. 12 Clemson 40, No. 7 Ohio State 35 (2013). These bowl losses were extremely fun but not particularly meaningful.

The news marks the end of a tumultuous season for Meyer in Columbus — a year in which he was suspended following an investigation into his handling of domestic violence allegations against his former wide receivers coach, dealt with ongoing health problems and ultimately led the Buckeyes to a Big Ten title.

Meyer, 54, has a career record of 82-9 in seven seasons at Ohio State, including a national title in 2014.

This article originally appeared on USA TODAY: Urban Meyer to retire as Ohio State head coach after Rose Bowl

BREAKING: 4-Star OT Decommits From Ohio State Following Urban Meyer News.
​Just 24 hours after Urban Meyer ​announced he'll be stepping down as Ohio State head coach after the Rose Bowl, the Buckeyes' 2020 recruiting class is now down two verbal pledges. 

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