Urban Meyer Penn State

Sources told WKMG-TV in Orlando and ESPN college football analyst Urban Meyer has agreed in principle to become coach at Ohio State and will be introduced in the coming days. According to sources from WKMG, Meyer agreed to seven years, $ 40 million deal.Also, the Columbus Dispatch reported two well-placed sources in the State of Ohio, said Wednesday that Meyer will be released next week as head coach after the Buckeyes. But sources also said that the timing of final shipment of a special offer - such as length of contract and economic compensation - have not yet been decided.

[ESPN Wednesday, Meyer, who led Florida to two national championships, denied that he had an affair with the state of Ohio]."I was not offered a job or is there an agreement in place," Meyer said in a statement. "I plan to spend Thanksgiving with my family and would not comment on others."

Urban Meyer Penn State

Wednesday the New York Times reported that there are a few obstacles to overcome before Meyer to hire more Ohio State after a person familiar with the situation. It includes interviews with his family for Thanksgiving, and more research, where major NCAA sanctions against Ohio State might be.
Sources said Mickey Marotti WKMG, the strength coach at Florida, Meyer would join Ohio State and become director of football operations and Luke Fickel, interim head coach currently in the State of Ohio, would remain as head coach deputy.
Office sources said that while Fickel was not in the circuit, which will be supported when or if Meyer accepted the position. In what capacity, the sources were not sure.
ESPN.com reported on Saturday that the sources of the State of Ohio had told Meyer about becoming a coach and has been a strong interest by both parties.

On Monday, Meyer, who left Florida after the 2010 season - spoke of opportunities back in training - partly because of family concerns and health.

"The concerns are still there," Meyer told the Gainesville Sun. "No. 1 health 2: My Family .. No. 3: The state of college football I have done research on the other hand I noticed that you can balance your work and your family that you get a line out there that are doing ...

"I am in a well at the moment, mentally and physically. So if something happens at Ohio State, I will have a decision to make. But there is no conversation. There was no offer to make a decision.

"If there is a decision that must be considered Ohio State, there will be many who will go in it. But now there is no decision to make.

"I love football. That's what I am. I miss."

The Meyer, 47, is a native of Ohio. He began his coaching career as a teaching assistant coach for the Buckeyes in 1986.

Meyer won 104 games in 10 years of Gators, Utah and Bowling Green.

Ohio State promoted Fickel almost six months, when he gave Jim Tressel a survey of trading players for tattoos souvenirs in violation of NCAA rules.


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