Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer to retire after Rose Bowl
Ohio State head coach, Urban Meyer announced he will retire from coaching after the Rose Bowl.
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio State University announced this morning that head coach, Urban Meyer will step down from coaching after the Rose Bowl.
Offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach Ryan Day will replace Meyer, who has been the head coach for the Buckeyes since 2012.
Ohio State went 12-1 for the season but missed the college football playoffs after the playoff selection committee ranked them sixth.
His career record stands at 82-9 in seven seasons at Ohio State.
He also led the team to a National Title in 2014.
The news marks the end of a turbulent season for Meyer - a year in which he was suspended following an investigation into his handling of a domestic violence case against his former wide receivers coach.
This morning ESPN analyst Kirk Herbstreit, who is an Ohio State alum said, Meyer, is a Buckeye through and through and doesn't think he'll go back to coaching football, instead Herbstreit believes he'll stay with Ohio State athletics in some capacity.
The Ohio State Buckeyes will face off against the Washington Huskies in the 105th Rose Bowl game on New Year's day at 5 p.m. ET on ESPN.