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Urban Meyer has 'feeling' who will start at QB

Urban Meyer’s got a feeling.  He’s not getting more specific than that, though.  The Ohio State football coach won’t be revealing the Buckeyes’ starting quarterback against Virginia Tech until it’s game time. Meyer has an idea who that man will be, however. He’s just not saying who that is.  Urban Meyer says he has a feeling which QB will take the first snap for...
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Urban Meyer: We will announce starting QB first snap of season

Don’t expect to find out Ohio State’s starting quarterback until the season opener in Blacksburg is just about under way. Urban Meyer discussed the high-profile position battle today, and said not to expect a formal decision until Ohio State’s first offensive snap. .@OSUCoachMeyer: “QB situation: we will announce the starter when the first guy takes the snap. There’s...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

J.T. Barrett named Ohio State captain, not Cardale Jones

The Ohio State Football program announced its six captains for the 2015 NCAA football season, and Cardale Jones wasn’t included. Meanwhile, J.T. Barrett was named as one of the captains, which could be a signal that the Buckeyes plan to start the sophomore quarterback this season. Urban Meyer announced the six captains on his Twitter account. Proud to announce the Captains...
Via Sportsnaut
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Urban Meyer gave the Buckeyes goodie bags after practice

If you’re Urban Meyer, the head coach of the defending national champion Ohio State Buckeyes, you can’t afford to have your players hitting the field at anything but full strength. Meyer’s squad has loads of talent. Even the highly touted freshmen, who he’s making earn the right to call themselves Buckeyes, are going to be an important part of Ohio State’s mission to make...
Via Gamedayr
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Urban Meyer's daughter won national championship in wakeboarding

Apparently, national championships run in the Meyer family. As Ohio State football fans are well-aware, Urban’s Buckeyes won the national title this past year, defeating Alabama in the Sugar Bowl and Oregon in the College Football Playoff National Championship game. But here’s something you may not know – Meyer’s youngest daughter, Gigi, is now a national champion wakeboarder...
Via College Spun
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Brazen Buckeye blocks Urban Meyer's car

Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer got a taste of his own medicine when his car was blocked in by one of his own players.
Via Gamedayr
August 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh has interesting name for rival Ohio State

Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh has a certain name he calls his rivals from Columbus, Ohio and it will surprise you.
Via Gamedayr
August 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Urban Meyer will make us wait on OSU's starting QB decision

Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer let it be known when the starting quarterback will be named for the season opener of 2015.
Via Gamedayr
July 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Urban Meyer hints JT Barrett leads Ohio State starting QB competition

Urban Meyer likes to conceal his plans from the media and even went as far as to deny Braxton Miller was switching positions when the story first went public. But he may have tipped his hand regarding his plans for his starting quarterback. Meyer spoke at Big Ten Media Days on Thursday and was asked...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Urban Meyer: Miller position change story 'jumped the gun'

Twitter/@StephDEpifanio Sports Illustrated dropped a late news bomb on the college football world earlier, with the news that Braxton Miller will be moving to wide recevier/h-back for the coming season. The move has been met with praise from Buckeye fans, and members of the team. One key member of the program isn’t ready to fully commit to the move, however: head coach Urban...
Via College Spun
July 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Columnist urges Jimbo Fisher to not turn into Urban Meyer

Mike Bianchi, a sports columnist for the Orlando Sentinel, has been critical of Urban Meyer ever since the former Florida coach opted to come out of retirement to lead the Ohio State football program.     You would think turning into Urban Meyer would be a good thing.  Bleacher Report’s Ben Axelrod has a good summary of the beef.  The critical takes haven’t stopped...
Via College Spun
July 19, 2015  |  Discuss

JT Barrett's dad: Braxton Miller should be starting QB in camp

Urban Meyer has a difficult decision to make at quarterback this offseason, and J.T. Barrett’s father has some advice for the Ohio State coach that may surprise you. If you ask Joe Barrett, Braxton Miller deserves to be the starting quarterback heading into training camp. “Of course I would love to see my kid start,...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Parking in Urban Meyer's spot is a really bad idea

Parking in spaces that are marked or designated for certain individuals is never a good idea. And it’s always a bad idea to block a...
Via Athlon Sports
June 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Jim Tressel ‘surprised’ he’s being inducted into OSU's Hall of Fame

Jim Tressel is surprised with the latest honor he's received. He will be inducted into Ohio State' hall of fame this September.
Via Gamedayr
June 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Urban Meyer photobombs bride at wedding reception (Photo)

Ohio State Buckeyes football coach Urban Meyer dropped a well-placed photobomb on a bride during a Sunday wedding reception. For gosh sake, you'd think master photobomber could shut it down at a WEDDING! @OSUCoachMeyer @AmyHalpin @Nicki_07 pic.twitter.com/erhpWmKwVN — Shelley Meyer (@spinnershells) May 25, 2015Good to see that while he might be focused on winning another national...
Via Holdout Sports
May 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Urban Meyer's QB conundrum isn't as complicated as it seems

By Dr. Jeffrey A. Glenn / @jagadelic The Ohio State University’s football program is taking it’s well deserved victory lap after capturing the first College Football Playoff National Championship. Fresh..... The post Urban Meyer’s QB Conundrum Isn’t As Complicated As It May Seem appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
April 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Urban Meyer 'ignoring' eventual Ohio State QB decision

College football coaches are certainly jealous of the talent Urban Meyer has to work with at Ohio State, but they’re surely not envious of a decision the Buckeyes’ coach will have to make in the coming months.  Who will be OSU’s starting quarterback come Sept. 7, the day the Buckeyes open the season against Virginia Tech in Blacksburg? That decision will come after what...
Via College Spun
April 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Ohio State extends Urban Meyer through 2020

Fresh off of a national championship win, Ohio State head coach has signed a new contract that will keep him in Columbus for a long time. Ohio State has announced the new deal for Meyer, which will take him through the 2020 season, and bumps his pay up to $6.5 million per year. Urban Meyer deal w #OhioState has been extended thru the 2020 season; will average $6.5 MILLION over...
Via College Spun
April 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Urban Meyer discusses notion of running 2-QB system

Urban Meyer has three starter-caliber quarterbacks on his roster at Ohio State this season: Cardale Jones, who won the Buckeyes a national championship; J.T. Barrett, who broke a bunch of records last fall; and Braxton Miller, a two-time Big Ten MVP.  Is it possible Meyer could play more than one of those guys during the 2015 season?  Tuesday morning, the Buckeyes’ coach discussed...
Via College Spun
March 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Urban Meyer agonizing over choosing QB for Ohio State

Urban Meyer and the Ohio State Buckeyes are currently dealing with what many would call “first world problems.” The defending national champions have three quarterbacks who could easily start on just about every team in the nation. Meyer is not looking forward to having to choose one of them. On Tuesday, Meyer told reporters that...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Jon Gruden on Meyer: 'Greatest coaching job of all time'

Twitter/@marisarae19 What Urban Meyer and the Ohio State Buckeyes accomplished in 2014-2015 was one of the most incredible runs in the history of college football, no doubt. But did Meyer pull off the greatest coaching job of all time? That’s what one former NFL head coach believes. Jon Gruden, a former Super Bowl champion who is now an analyst for ESPN, thinks that Meyer completed...
Via College Spun
February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Urban Meyer’s offshore seafaring cruise odyssey has come to an end

At long last, Ohio State Buckeyes head football coach Urban Meyer, along with the other passengers of the cruise ship he was stranded on off the Florida coast, are on dry land. Meyer, and approximately 2,500 other passengers — including former Buckeyes players and fans, his wife Sherri and daughter Gigi — embarked last week...Read More The post Urban Meyer’s offshore seafaring...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Urban Meyer was stuck at sea on cruise ship with Ohio St. fans

Urban Meyer and roughly 2,500 other passengers set sail on a Royal Caribbean cruise ship last week to help raise money for cancer research. They were supposed to be back early on Tuesday, but Mother Nature made other plans. As of Tuesday afternoon, the Ohio State coach and company were circling in the Gulf of...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh takes veiled swipe at Ohio State

Jim Harbaugh and Urban Meyer haven’t even met yet on the football field, but it’s safe to say there is already some bad blood between the two. Earlier this week, Ohio State landed four-star running back recruit Mike Weber over rival Michigan on National Signing Day. Afterwards, Meyer took a shot at the Wolverines, claiming that the Buckeyes “keep score” against their rivals...
Via College Spun
February 07, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Urban, OSU students send message to Mark May

Ohio State fans may still be busy celebrating their national championship, but they don’t forget those who criticized them during the season. One of OSU’s most fervent critics was Mark May, who stood by his assertion that the Buckeyes did not belong in the College Football Playoff, even in the hours leading up to the national championship against Oregon. May heard about it week...
Via College Spun
January 24, 2015  |  Discuss
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