Urban Meyer is a college football legend who won two national championships with Ohio State and Florida.
Meyer announced that he will be retiring from football last year after being suspended for three games for covering up a coach on his staff wh0 had domestic assault issues in 2018. The two-time national champion coached his last game in the 2019 Rose Bowl where the Buckeyes won 23-28 against the Washinton Huskies.
However, many college football media members believe that Urban will most definitely be a head coach again.
At the young age of just 55, it almost seems certain that Urban Meyer will coach again, the only question is, is where? There are some great options for Meyer such as FSU or Auburn, but the school that stands out the most is USC.
Urban Meyer is known for turning historically great programs that are struggling and reverting them back into a powerhouse. When Urban took over at Ohio State, the Buckeyes were coming off a rough stretch in which they were hit with many sanctions after Jim Tressel was found guilty of buying cars, tattoos, and more things to give them a recruiting advantage.
Luke Fickell took over for a year (immediately before Meyer) and went 6-7. Meyer came in and immediately established a winning culture and in 2014 won a national title. USC hasn’t even been doing great in a weak Pac-12 conference. The Trojans haven’t won over eight games in two years and it appears that Clay Helton (current USC head coach) is running the program into the ground. It makes sense that Meyer would want to come in and save such a historically great program.
USC just so happens to be very close to LA which is a great place to live with great weather and great climate. This would give Meyer an advantage in recruiting because many young recruits would love to live and play there.
The University of Southern California would most definitely give Urban Meyer the money to be successful, such as the assistant coach budget and facility upgrades. Those are very important if you plan on being a consistent contender in college football.
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