Urban Meyer: The New College Football King


Urban Meyer has put himself on the platform with some of the greatest coaches in college football history. Meyer has lost just three games in his three years at Ohio State and has become just the second coach besides Nick Saban to win multiple titles at FBS schools. Meyer has given Ohio State an excellent chance to repeat as national champions next year as well.

The excellence and winning culture that Meyer has produced at Ohio State is astonishing. Ohio State is solid in every way. Their offensive line was among the best in football and they have one of the most talented running backs in Ezekiel Elliot, who set a record for the most rushing yards in national championship game history. This is one of the biggest reasons for the success that Ohio State had at the quarterback position.

Urban Meyer has also done a fabulous job of developing an elite defense. The Buckeyes had the best defensive line in all of college football this year. This was fairly obvious in the title game against Oregon.

One of the bigger story lines heading into next year will be who will start at quarterback for the Buckeyes next year. Cardale Jones played incredible in his three starts, and J.T. Barrett was unstoppable up until his injury. Braxton Miller is expected to transfer to either LSU, Florida State, or Duke. It is unlikely that he will return to Ohio State with the rising surge of Barrett and Jones.

Meyer has shown that he is right there at the upper echelon of college football with Nick Saban. Each have 3 championships, and Meyer is out to get more. I personally think that he will, and the Buckeyes very well could win the national championship again next year. With most of the skill players returning, the Buckeyes will be very dangerous on offense and defense. The biggest point of note, is that Urban Meyer has yet to lose a Big Ten regular season game in his 3 years in Columbus.

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