Urban Meyer Profile
Urban Meyer is an American football coach working for FOX Sports serving as an analyst. He joined FOX Sports prior to the 2019 season as a college football studio analyst.
Urban Meyer Education
In 1982, he graduated from Ashtabula’s Saint John High School. Meyer was drafted as a shortstop by the Atlanta Braves in the 13th round of the 1982 Major League Baseball Draft. He spent two seasons in the Braves organization.
Before earning his bachelor’s degree in psychology in 1986, he played defensive back at the University of Cincinnati. Meyer was a member of the Sigma Chi Fraternity during his undergraduate studies. Meyer went on to receive his master’s degree in sports administration from Ohio State University in 1988.
Urban Meyer Career
Meyer serves as the head coach of the Jacksonville Jaguars of the National Football League and as a College Football Studio Analyst at FOX Sports. On the network’s college football pregame show, BIG NOON KICKOFF, he joins Reggie Bush, Matt Leinart, Brady Quinn, and host Rob Stone. Meyer is one of the most successful college football coaches of all time, having won three national championships in his career.
Meyer’s 187-32 record as a head coach earned him the third-highest winning percentage in college football history (.853), trailing only Knute Rockne and Frank Leahy. His teams went 12-3 in bowl games, ranking second all-time, and 27-3 in “rivalry” games.
Meyer’s Ohio State Buckeyes dominated college football for seven seasons. In 2014, the team won the inaugural College Football Playoff national championship, as well as the Big Ten Conference championships in 2014, 2017, and 2018. His teams were dominant in Big Ten games, going 7-0 against Michigan and going 54-4 overall in Big Ten games, including an NCAA record 30 consecutive conference wins.
Quick Facts About Urban Meyer
|Age||57 years old as of 2021|
|Net Worth||$35 Million|
Meyer’s six-year tenure at the University of Florida was so successful that he was named “Coach of the Decade” by both The Sporting News and Sports Illustrated in December 2009. He led the Gators to national titles in 2006 and 2008, as well as a 65-15 record. Meyer began his coaching career at Bowling Green, where he transformed a team that had lost six consecutive games into a Top 25 program with back-to-back 8-3 and 9-2 seasons. Meyer then went to Utah, where he went 22-2 in two seasons, including a 12-0 season in 2004 that was the first of two undefeated seasons for Meyer.
Urban Meyer Age
Meyer is 57 years old as of 2021. He was born on 10 July 1964 in Toledo, Ohio, United States. He celebrates his birthday on 10 July every year.
Urban Meyer Height
Meyer stands at a height of 6 feet 2 inches (1.9m).
Urban Meyer Family
Meyer is the son of Bud Meyer and Gisela Meyer. He has two sisters; Gigi Escoe and Erika Meyer Judd.
Urban Meyer Wife- Children|Daughter
Meyer met Shelley Mather, a freshman nursing student, at Sigma Chi’s Derby Days philanthropy event while at Cincinnati, and they married in 1986. Nicole (“Nicki”), Gisela (“Gigi”), and Nathan are Meyers’ three children (“Nate”). His two daughters, Nicki and Gigi, both played Division I volleyball for Georgia Tech and Florida Gulf Coast, respectively. Formalized paraphrase He is a devout Roman Catholic. Meyer currently resides in Dublin, Ohio.
Urban Meyer Salary
Being one of the top reporters for FOX Sports, Meyer earns an annual salary of $12 million.
Urban Meyer Net Worth
Meyer has an estimated net worth of $35 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a football coach and sportscaster.
Urban Meyer Home
Trust paid $2.15 million for a home in the gated Glen Kernan Golf & Country Club in South Jacksonville on April 16. The house is on the market because Tim Tebow was the quarterback for the University of Florida from 2005 to 2010. The five-bedroom, five-bathroom, 5,785-square-foot house was built in 2007. The two-story home has an elevator, butler’s kitchen, game room, heated pool and spa, and summer kitchen, as well as a partial third floor. Former Jaguars quarterback David Garrard also owned the house from 2008 to 2011.
Urban Meyer Contact
Meyer chose to become Florida’s head coach for the 2005 season, signing a seven-year, $14 million contract. On June 7, 2007, he signed a six-year contract extension with the Gators, which paid an average of $3.25 million per year. Meyer received another contract extension on August 3, 2009, making him the SEC’s highest-paid coach for the 2009 season; his 2009 extension was worth $24 million over six years. Meyer was the third highest-paid college football coach at the time of the latest contract extension, trailing only Pete Carroll and Charlie Weis.
He was named head coach of the Ohio State Buckeyes on November 17, 2011, according to Eleven Warriors. Meyer publicly denied the report. Meyer accepted the job, according to WBNS Columbus, on November 28. Later that night, Meyer was introduced as the new head coach. Meyer will receive a six-year contract worth $4 million per year, plus an additional $2.4 million in “retention payments,” according to the school. Meyer signed a contract extension with the Buckeyes through 2020, according to CBSSports on April 13, 2015.
Urban Meyer FOX Sports
At FOX Sports Meyer works alongside;
- Jon Paul Morosi
- Curt Menefee
- Bob Pockrass
- Tony Pedregon
- Phil Parsons
- Michael Strahan
- Nick Wright
- Katie Witham
- Dave Wannstedt
- Sara Walsh
- Jonathan Vilma