Urban Meyer Retiring As Ohio State Head Coach After Rose Bowl

Ohio State Buckeyes head coach Urban Meyer has knowledgeable the crew that he’ll retire following the their Rose Bowl matchup in opposition to the Washington Huskies on January 1. OSU offensive coordinator Ryan Day will take over as head coach starting January 2nd.

Meyer, who took over as Ohio State’s head coach in 2012, will formally announce his determination at a 2 pm information convention in Columbus, Ohio alongside Day and athletic director Gene Smith, based on

The 54-year outdated coach has handled well being points all through his tenure, together with the consequences of an arachnoid cyst on his mind. He underwent mind surgical procedure in 2014 to deal with the difficulty, however the complications have reportedly returned in latest seasons and it is among the the reason why he’s stepping down as head coach.

According to Yahoo Sports’ Pete Thamel, docs warned Meyer concerning the long-term well being dangers if he continued to educate.

The Buckeyes went 12-1 this season, together with a 45-24 victory over Northwestern to win the Big 10 title. OSU additionally dominated rival Michigan 62-39, as Meyer retires with an unblemished 7-Zero mark in opposition to the Wolverines.

During his seven seasons in Columbus, the Buckeyes boasted an 82-9 file below Meyer, together with a 54-Four file in common season Big Ten play. They additionally gained the 2014 National Championship, together with seven division titles (shared or outright) and three convention championships, based on