Urban Meyer: ‘I do believe I’m done’
At the age of 54, Urban Meyer is retiring as the head coach of Ohio State at a young age. Many still believe he’s got plenty of good years remaining.
Ohio State defeated Washington in the Rose Bowl on Tuesday, effectively ending Meyer’s run at Ohio State. But some still believe he could return to the sideline eventually.
Ever since Meyer announced his retirement in early December, there’s been speculation that he’ll return to the sideline. The right job might be enough to get the whistle back around his neck.
Meyer says that’s not the case, though. He says that he believes he’s done coaching the game of football.
”I think I’m very blessed,” Meyer said after the Rose Bowl. “I know [I’m] relatively young but started young. Seventeen years as a head coach, 33 years doing this and I’m just very fortunate and I do believe I’m done.”
Meyer won 83 games in seven seasons with the Buckeyes, which included three B1G titles and a national championship. The Buckeyes won at least 11 games every single year and went 7-0 against Michigan.
Meyer’s only trip to the Rose Bowl came this season, a game the Buckeyes won 28-23 over Washington.
Rumors and speculation will continue to swirl about Meyer’s future. But it sounds like the Rose Bowl was truly his final game as a head coach.