Florida Gators head coach Urban Meyer announced Saturday that he would not be coaching his winning team during the 2010 season, citing continuing health problems as the reason for his departure. Meyer said Offensive Coordinator Steve Addazio would step forward as the team's interim coach during Meyer's leave of absence.Meyer, who reportedly has a history of health problems, intends to address speculation over his health concerns at a press conference to be held Sunday afternoon in New Orleans...Read Full Story
Rumors are flying that Florida Gators coach Urban Meyer will fleeing the swamp for the warm embrace of the Fighting Irish. With Notre Dame coming off a mediocre season, and Meyer seeming to signal his growing dissatisfaction with his current position, some are saying Meyer will be returning to South Bend. Meyer has experience working at Notre Dame. He served as an assistant coach there from 1996 to 2000. Helping the matter? Meyer is pretty dang Catholic himself -- he's named after a pope...Read Full Story
Coach Urban Meyer of the University of Florida seemed to be getting restless, making noises that he was ready to leave his coaching gig at the University of Florida, but a six-year contract worth $24 million seems to have settled him down.The deal, which sees him paid $4 million a year, will make him the highest-paid coach in the SEC.From a story at USA Today: Florida football coach Urban Meyer has agreed to a deal that will make him the first $4 million a year coach in the Southeastern...Read Full Story
Urban Meyer (born July 10, 1964) is an American football coach for the University of Florida Gators. He has led the Gators to two national victories in the 2006 and 2008 seasons. Find more Urban Meyer news, pictures, and information here.