The Specific Reason For Urban Meyer’s Retirement Has Been Revealed

first_imgA closeup of Urban Meyer during an Ohio State football game.COLLEGE PARK, MD – NOVEMBER 12: Head coach Urban Meyer of the Ohio State Buckeyes looks on during the second quarter against the Maryland Terrapins at Capital One Field at Maryland Stadium on November 12, 2016 in College Park, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)The specific reason for Urban Meyer’s decision to retire as Ohio State’s head football coach has been revealed.Meyer, who took over the Ohio State program in 2012, called North Carolina head coach Mack Brown at 6 a.m. E.T. this morning.Brown is somewhat of a mentor to Meyer and the two spoke early this morning about the head coach’s retirement decision.Meyer revealed to Brown why he was retiring.“He told me he couldn’t be animated at the level he needed to to energize his team,” Brown said this morning. “He said, ‘If I can’t coach like I need to coach, I’m not going to coach.’”Brown and Meyer have a close relationship that goes back years.Of course, Brown decided to retire from coaching only to return a couple of years later at North Carolina.Will Meyer end up doing the same thing?last_img

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