Urban Meyer was one of the SEC’s most successful coaches during the BCS era, leading the Florida Gators to a pair of national titles in 2006 and 2008. In six seasons at Florida from 2005-2010 he racked up a cumulative record of 65-15, never winning fewer than eight games in any season. He was 5-1 in bowl games as head coach of the Gators, and also coached quarterback Tim Tebow to a Heisman Trophy in 2007.
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Meyer was a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) during the 2021 season as the head coach of the Jacksonville Jaguars. During his lone season in the NFL the Jaguars went 3-14-0. He was the head coach of the Jaguars for the 2021 season. The Jaguars went 3-14-0 in this lone season as a head coach. During his career he was a head coach for one season. He was fired from the Jaguars on Thursday, December 16, 2021. Meyer was fired with four games left in his first NFL season. Numerous controveries affected Meyer throughout the season, including in-fighting with coaches and players.
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Meyer joined FOX Sports as a college football studio analyst prior to the 2019 season. He joins Reggie Bush, Matt Leinart, Brady Quinn and host Rob Stone on the network’s college football pregame show, BIG NOON KICKOFF. Meyer is one of the most successful college football coaches of all time, having won three national championships in his career.
Meyer and his wife, Shelley, started the Urban and Shelley Meyer Fund for Cancer Research, which is a general cancer research support fund dedicated to advancing cancer research for all cancers. The fund helps recruit experts in the field of cancer research to The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center. The Meyers have three children; Nicole (Corey) Dennis, Gisela and Nate, and two grandsons: Troy and Gray.
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