Meyer Confirms Hire to Prominent Ex-Buckeyes

Last Friday I reported that Urban Meyer had agreed in principle to become the next head football coach of Ohio State.

Urban Meyer 911 call

Multiple sources confirmed today that Meyer has reiterated his intention to take the job during recent phone calls to multiple, prominent former Ohio State football players.

Sources said Meyer contacted the ex-Buckeyes to ask for guidance on possible assistant coach hires and - just as important - their public support when Meyer’s hire is announced next week by Ohio State.

Sources close to Ohio State said today that an announcement on Meyer’s hire by the school will come next Monday or Tuesday though nothing has been signed between the two parties at this time.

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