Urban Meyer had a rough time in the NFL. The former Ohio State head coach, who was fired before making it a full season with the Jacksonville Jaguars, opened up about his pro experience and compared it with coaching in college in a Monday interview.

Meyer joined Dan Dakich on his OutKick show “Don’t @ Me.” Those who have followed Meyer’s career won’t be surprised to see him say that the losing got to him. Here’s what he had to say on his 2-11 partial season in Jacksonville, (via The Comeback):

“It was the worst experience I’ve had in my professional lifetime,” Meyer said when asked about losing. “What really got me, I almost don’t want to say people accept it, I mean, you lose a game, and you just keep… I would seriously have self-talk. I went through that whole depression thing too where I’d stare at the ceilings and [think] ‘are we doing everything possible’ because I really believed we had a roster that was good enough to win games. I just don’t think we did a great job.

“It eats away at your soul. I tried to train myself to say ‘okay, it happens in the NFL. At one point, the Jaguars lost 20 in a row. Think about that. 20 games where you’re leaving the field where you lost. And we lost five in a row at one point and I remember I…just couldn’t function. I was trying to rally myself up, I was in charge of the team, obviously, and then we won two out of three, and I really felt like we flipped that thing.”

Meyer also detailed what he found different about the NFL after coaching in college.

“I’ll tell you, Dan, it is a lot different. It is different,” Meyer said. “Just the amount of time you get with your quarterback. Just the amount of time you get with your team. The roster management. How you practice.

“You know, the amount of reps you get before you go play a game, to me, was shockingly low. For example, we would practice, you maybe get one or two reps at something, next thing you know you’re calling it in the game. In college, you never do that. In college, you’re gonna get at least a dozen opportunities to practice that before you ask a player to go do it in the game. So there are a lot of differences.”

Dakich also asked the questions most football fans have for Meyer. On potentially returning to FOX to cover the B1G and the rest of college football, Meyer indicted he could potentially return “at the right time” adding, “I really enjoyed that,” but “no decisions have been made.” As far as coaching again, Meyer said, “at this point, no,” which, of course, he’s said before.