Urban Meyer is an American football coach.
Meyer played successful college football before beginning his coaching career.
Urban coached teams including the Bowling Green Falcons, Utah Utes, Florida Gators, and Ohio State Buckeyes over the course of his tenure. He is still employed at Ohio State as an assistant athletic director for athletic initiatives and relations as of 2020.
Meyer has had success working as a sports analyst for Fox in addition to teaching.
He has previously worked for ESPN as well. He gained notoriety for his appearance on "Big Noon Kickoff." He played defensive back for his college football team.
His coaching accomplishments include leading all active coaches in 2009 in winning % and two BCS National Championship Games. He guided the Buckeyes to their first Big Ten Conference championship in 2014.
Urban Meyer's net worth is currently estimated at $35 million.
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Urban Meyer is married to a nurse Shelley Mather Meyer since 1986. The couple has 3 kids.
Urban Meyer with his wife
Urban Meyer with his daughter Gisela
Urban Meyer’s father is Bud Meyer.
Urban Meyer’s mother is Gisela Meyer.
Siblings: Urban Meyer has 2 sisters, Erika Meyer Judd and Gigi Escoe.
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"Anyone can run the option. I can run the option."
"You don't get 5 years to build a team any more. You get 2 if you're lucky."
"I remember when I was coaching down at Florida, we would always lose kids in recruiting battles to Clemson. I would tell my coaches that we shouldn't be losing kids to Clemson. Charlie Strong responded ‘coach have you ever actually been to Clemson?’ I hadn’t but I’ll tell you what, I’ve been here now and I get it. This is an exceptional, special place."
"At the end of the day, I'm very convinced that you're going to be judged on how you are as a husband and as a father and not on how many bowl games we won."
"I have yet to be in a game where luck was involved. Well-prepared players make plays. I have yet to be in a game where the most prepared team didn't win."
"If you can raise the level of effort and performance in those around you, you are officially a leader."
"It is so easy to be average. It takes a little something to be special. Why be around average?"