Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Reports: Urban Meyer agrees to deal with Ohio State

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Urban Meyer

We pass this story on with the caveat that the source (WKMG-TV) has been very wrong about such things before...but this does make some sense.

WKMG sports reports that the agreement in principle that was first reported this past Friday by and is for a pretty big contract.

The TV stations sports director, Dave Pingalore says its 7-years, $40 million.

Read the entire story RIGHT HERE 

By the way, Eleven Warriors is reporting that a guy named Bill Greene of says it is also a done deal too.

What does this all mean? It means Urban Meyer will be in Columbus next season. It means that Urban Meyer took a year off because he wanted his dream job. He's got it. The folks in Gainesville aren't real happy, but they'll get over it.

All reports say that Meyer will be announced early next week and will retain interim coach Luke Fickell as his top assistant.

SportsbyBrooks also says Meyer is making the rounds, reaching out to former tOSU football players and telling them he's taking the job and looking for input on possible assistants.

Congratulations Ohio State, you got your man. Despite the potential of a "USC"-like penalty coming from the NCAA, you've got someone that will make you better and make you more competitive with the SEC teams.

You can celebrate now.

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