COLUMBUS, Ohio - Three hundred sixty-one days ago, Urban Meyer officially became the head football coach at Ohio State.
Since then, he's lost a little hair -- and he temporarily lost his sanity at approximately 3:15 p.m. Saturday.
He hasn't lost a game.
Pretty good hire, Ohio State. Pretty good future, too.
Just after Carlos Hyde got inside the Michigan 21, picking up the clinching first down inside the two-minute mark of Saturday's fourth quarter, Meyer pumped his fist so hard that he almost threw himself into the air. In the half-second that followed, he got himself tangled in his headset and wire.
Quickly, he stepped out of the wire and essentially spiked it to the ground. He came up looking for air and for someone to hug.
There was symbolism amidst the elation. Twelve months and twelve wins in, Meyer has shown he can get out of anything quickly and with his fists pumping.
"I kind of lost it on the sideline there," Meyer said. "I have to keep a little more composure."
Hint: He's ...