Urban Meyer is headed to the NFL.
The longtime college head coach is leaving his job as a Fox analyst to become the next Jacksonville Jaguars coach, according to a source.Meyer won three national titles as the college̵7;s head coach and did. Scored 187-32 over 17 seasons in four different supervisors.
Mayer will join the Jaguars, appearing in this coaching circuit, as one of the more exciting NFL openings. The team has a No. 1 pick in the draft, which is expected to be former Clemson star Trevor Lawrence.
Jaguars have a total of 11 options in their upcoming draft and nearly $ 100 million in the top salary area to attract a strong general manager who can lay a solid foundation to rebuild. Jacksonville went 1-15 under former coach Doug Marrone, who was sacked after the season.
For Mayer, the decision started an interesting experiment on whether one of the greatest coaches in modern college football history could translate into the NFL.Meyer had no NFL experience and his ability to switch to football. The career will be one of the most compelling stories of the 2021 NFL season.
Meyer, 56, announced in December 2018 that he was stepping down from Ohio, partly because of health concerns, while he spent most of that season in pain on the sidelines because of the lachiasis, which caused He had severe headaches all year.
After leaving Ohio State, Mayer spoke wonderfully about his transition to NFL play. In college football, he was defeated at Utah in 2004, winning two national titles in Florida and one at Ohio State.He went 83-9 in seven years at Ohio, including a 54-4 record playing the Big Ten.
“I couldn’t work in the venue… I saw a profile of some of these people because the NFL was like that,” he told Yahoo Sports in 2018. “Some of these people, their stats are 74-58. Can do that. “
One of Meyer’s interests according to sources is the ability to build a corporate culture. Meyer evolved as head coach during his two decades in college football, from project-driven coach to cultural coach. He wrote a book of leadership after Ohio State won a national award and was passionate about choosing the brains of senior leaders and CEOs on building an organization.
Since retiring from college football, Mayer has grown in his role as a Fox analyst and continues to work in Ohio as a mentoring coach in the athletic department.
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