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Buckeyes coach Urban Meyer with Jimmie Johnson and a fish

Ohio State coach Urban Meyer went fishing with ex-Cowboy Jimmie Johnson.  While this is not a shark like Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher caught, but this is still a pretty nice catch.  While Meyer and Johnson are posing with the Mahi-Mahi, it may have been the Buckeyes’ head coach who caught the prize fish.   The post Buckeyes coach Urban Meyer with Jimmie Johnson and a...
Via NCAA Football Zone
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Happy 50th Birthday Ohio State coach Urban Meyer

Happy 50th Birthday to the Ohio State head football coach Urban Meyer! The Buckeye nation is also celebrating the head ball coach’s special day.  cleveland.com shared some of the love from the social media world.The Ohio chapter of AARP made sure to wish the Buckeyes head coach a happy birthday on Twitter with a special birthday cover.  AARP stands for the American Association...
Via NCAA Football Zone
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Ohio State coach Meyer preaches culture like NBA’s Spurs Popovich

In an interview with Dispatch Ohio State, coach Urban Meyer spoke of developing the right culture and referenced learning from what he witnessed from NBA coach Gregg Popovich of the San Antonio Spurs. Q: What do you take from San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich? A: He talks about the culture, and if you don’t fit in the culture, you’ve got to go. Now, it’s easier when...
Via NCAA Football Zone
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Urban Meyer, Ohio St. teaching Buckeyes players how to cook

Ohio State’s players, you would assume, learn a heck of a lot about football during their four or five years on campus in Columbus. But the school is also apparently making sure they get some of life’s essential skills down as well. Head coach Urban Meyer posted a photo of his Buckeyes taking cooking classes Wednesday morning. A few of the players have also posted photos of the...
Via College Spun
May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Tim Tebow’s 8-second phone call was a recruiting violation for Ohio St

Tim Tebow helped Ohio State commit an NCAA violation by talking on the phone for 8 seconds. Yes, that is exactly what happened. He talked toa recruit for 8 seconds, and OSU self-reported the secondary violation. Urban Meyer was having lunch with the former Heisman Trophy-winner, that helped Meyer and the Florida Gators win two […]Continue reading...
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February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Ohio State Coach Urban Meyer Says He’s An ‘Awful Loser’

Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer has become one of the most successful coaches in college football since the turn of the century.  In 12 years at Bowling Green, Utah, Florida and Ohio State, Meyer has lost just 24 of 152 games with a 7-1 record in bowl games (4-0 in BCS bowls) and 11-5 mark against Top 10 opponents. But losing has never come easy for Meyer and he knows that he’s...
Via Gridiron Grit
December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Ohio State gets 15-Year-Old Football Phenom to Commit

Photo by Brad Bournival/ESPN/http://espn.go.com/ Written by: Jon Bozeka (@JonBozeka) Edited by: Curt Ashcraft (@cashcraft740) Follow us on Twitter! @OS_Report     Three-time Super Bowl champion Tom Brady stands at 6-4 225 pounds and four-time NFL MVP in Peyton Manning stands at 6-5 230 pounds. As for Danny Clark, well, he stands at 6-3 200 pounds. The difference is that Danny...
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December 16, 2013  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Urban Meyer drowns title sorrows with Papa John's pizza

Urban Meyer is headed to the Orange Bowl versus Clemson. But you already knew that. You knew that last night after Michigan State upset the Buckeyes by 10. OSU entered as 5.5 favorites to win and advance to the national title game versus Florida State. It’s the second time in recent memory that MSU has ruined Ohio State’s season/national title hopes. In 1998, Bill Burke, Sedrick...
Via The Sports Bank
December 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Florida WR takes shot at Urban Meyer after Buckeyes lose

The schadenfreude was strong following Ohio State’s upset loss to Michigan State in the Big Ten Championship Game on Saturday. After a week of debate about who should play in the national championship game, the Buckeyes went out and lost 34-24 to the Spartans, rendering a discussion moot about whether a one-loss SEC team deserved […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Meyer to bench Marcus Hall for start of Big Ten championship game

While the Big Ten has decided not punish the three Ohio State Buckeyes who were ejected in their game against Michigan, there will be a price, albiet small, to pay for at least one of them. Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer said via a teleconference Friday afternoon that offensive lineman Marcus Hall will not start Saturday’s Big Ten championship game against Michigan State.
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December 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Urban Meyer’s wife tweets she’s going to wash hubby’s mouth out with soap for saying ‘Michigan’ (pic)

The hype that surrounds the Michigan Wolverines-Ohio State Buckeyes game during the week leading up to the showdown routinely reaches near-absurd proportions, and this year’s edition of the buildup has been no different. In fact, it has been even more ridiculous. Story after story has emerged this week detailing just how fanatical not only the […]The post Urban Meyer’s wife...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
November 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Trademarking college coaching names is sure to rile up a few folks

t seems that a new trend is emerging, and it’s sure to be the next thing to fire up the “pay the players” crowd. A recent article in USA Today explains how college football coaches are now trademarking their name and likeness, and perhaps a phrase. While there will no doubt be some items marketed to a certain consumer base, this is likely about protecting the name and likeness...
Via The Victory Formation
November 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Photo: Urban Meyer makes a convincing Mike Ditka

Because one intimidating coaching figure deserves another, Ohio State head man Urban Meyer decided to go as legendary Chicago Bears coach Mike Ditka for Halloween. His wife Shelley tweeted out a photo tonight – it’s actually hard to even tell that it’s Meyer. Check it out: Look who showed up at our house tonite!!! Recognize this guy?? #formercoach pic.twitter.com/Sf0380rW1e...
Via College Spun
October 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Urban Meyer's daughter is dating Georgia Tech receiver Corey Dennis

Urban Meyer’s oldest daughter, Nicki, has been dating a Georgia Tech football player for at least the past year, but somehow that escaped me until now. Nicki Meyer turns 23 on Friday (happy early birthday, Nicki!), and she tweeted about receiving a surprise birthday present from her boyfriend, Corey Dennis: Best birthday surprise EVER. Thank […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Big Ten HubBub Week 3: Ohio State Impresses

Three weeks into the 2013 season and teams from the Big Ten saw a big shocker, and almost HUGE shocker and a few dominate performances this past Saturday. But, before Purdue takes the conference’s first foray into league action when they travel to Madison to take on the Badgers, let’s take a quick look back on how the B1G did last week. Nebraska vs. No. 13 UCLA This was a tough...
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September 18, 2013  |  Discuss
GETTING SOCIAL

Urban joins Twitter at Stoops' urging

Ohio State coach Urban Meyer has joined the Twitter ranks ... and he says it was at the urging of Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops.

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August 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Urban Meyer’s ‘Missing Piece’ recruting pitch is a bit puzzling (photo)

Leave to Urban Meyer to come up with a creative, yet disturbing, method of courting a highly prized recruit. According to a photo posted to Instagram by Mike Gesicki, a tight end out of New Jersey currently ranked seventeenth at his position by Scout.com,, the Ohio State Buckeyes coach sent out a unique pitch to […]The post Urban Meyer’s ‘Missing Piece’ recruting pitch is...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
August 20, 2013  |  Discuss

College Football Playoff: Full breakdown from coaches & more

College football is about to embark on a whole new era with the four-team playoff in 2014. Careful measures, adjustments, and eventual expansion will be needed to quiet the never ending controversy of how selections should be made for schools that play for the all-elusive national championship. "We are looking forward to an even bigger and more exciting road ahead in the new...
Via College Football Universe
August 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Charlie Strong Challenges Urban Meyer

Louisville Cardinals head football coach Charlie Strong has challenged Ohio State Buckeyes head coach Urban Meyer to play his Cardinals, according to a report by WDRB’s Rick Bozich.  Strong and Meyer are very good friends since the Florida days when they teamed up to win two national championships.  Bozich reports that Charlie Strong told him this, “”We talk a lot,” Strong...
Via Sports Blog Talk
August 12, 2013  |  Discuss

No. 2 Ohio State Buckeyes season preview: Bowl ban over & looking for more

No. 2 Ohio State Buckeyes (12-0)  Coach Urban Meyer (second season, 12-0 at Ohio State, 116-23 overall) Returning Starters: 14, 9 offense, 4 defense, 1 special teams Recruiting Rank: 2 Strength of Schedule: 46 Now that Ohio State’s postseason ban is over, the Buckeyes will try to build on last season’s undefeated mark by striving for perfection again and hopefully land in...
Via College Football Universe
August 10, 2013  |  Discuss

No. 2 Ohio State Buckeyes season preview: Bowl ban over & looking for more

No. 2 Ohio State Buckeyes (12-0)  Coach Urban Meyer (second season, 12-0 at Ohio State, 116-23 overall) Returning Starters: 14, 9 offense, 4 defense, 1 special teams Recruiting Rank: 2 Strength of Schedule: 46 Now that Ohio State’s postseason ban is over, the Buckeyes will try to build on last season’s undefeated mark by striving for perfection again and hopefully land in...
Via College Football Universe
August 10, 2013  |  Discuss

New report says Carlos Hyde isn’t in the clear

A couple of days ago, Yahoo!Sports columnist Charles Robinson reported that according to a source with knowledge, Carlos Hyde would not be facing charges in a nightclub incident where the Ohio State Buckeyes running back was accused of punching a female patron. Robinson’s source claimed that video evidence would exonerate Hyde. It is important to noe that Robinson did not see the...
Via The Victory Formation
July 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Video may exonerate Carlos Hyde

Earlier this week, Ohio State Buckeyes running back Carlos Hyde was suspended following an alleged assault at a downtown Columbus nightclub. According to a new report from Charles Robinson at Yahoo!Sports, video surveillance may clear of Hyde of any possible charges. Per Robinson: Charges are not expected to be filed against Hyde after video from Sugar Bar 2 shows he didn’t appear...
Via The Victory Formation
July 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Meyer's family hits back at critics following Hernandez firestorm

What has followed since the horrific and sad murder of Odin Lloyd and the subsequent arrest of ex-Florida Gator star Aaron Hernandez has been nothing short of a complete circus. That circus has now engulfed Hernandez's ex-head coach at Florida, Urban Meyer, and his entire career at Florida. Every decision or non-decision that Meyer made while coaching the Gators has seemingly...
Via Crystal Ball Run
July 06, 2013  |  Discuss
CLEAR THE AIR

Meyer breaks Hernandez silence

Former Florida Gators coach Urban Meyer finally addressed the Aaron Hernandez situation as it pertains to his former program.

Via The Victory Formation
July 06, 2013  |  1 Comment
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