Nick Saban and Urban Meyer go head-to-head, again, for the nation's top recruiting class
In the immediate aftermath of Ohio State's surprising playoff collapse, head coach Urban Meyer was already thinking about the next step for his program. "Ohio State is not used to this," Meyer said after the 31-0 blowout loss to Clemson, via Austin Ward of ESPN.com. Show More Summary
Ohio State came into the 2016 season with 16 new starters and the most inexperience of any team in college football, yet it still managed to go 11-1 and earn a playoff bid. Head coach Urban Meyer and the Buckeyes will be gunning forShow More Summary
Ohio State's season didn't end the way Urban Meyer wanted, as his team fell in a disastrous 31-0 blowout to Clemson in the playoff, but the Buckeyes are primed to bounce back with one of the best recruiting classes in college football history. That might sound hyperbolic, but it isn't. Show More Summary
Urban Meyer, the head coach of the Ohio State Buckeyes, is an offensive minded coach. After the scarlet and gray are shut out in the Fiesta Bowl by the Clemson Tigers, changes need to happen to his offensive coaching staff. The changes are already taking place. Show More Summary
Ohio State wasn't even supposed to be there. After enduring massive roster turnover during the offseason, Urban Meyer's squad made a surprise run to the 2016 College Football Playoff. Suddenly, the Buckeyes belonged. The youth-infused roster was on the brink of something special. Show More Summary
Swinney went toe-to-toe with a living legend and crushed him. Dabo Swinney is good at this, and we already knew that. He’s 88-28 in nine seasons leading Clemson’s football program, and his team’s waste-laying of Ohio State on Saturday has the Tigers one rematch win away from a national championship. Show More Summary
Good morning! This is the Read Option, your daily college football newsletter. Sign up for this in your inbox! The first shutout loss in Urban Meyer's 15-year head coaching career. Ohio State's first shutout loss since 1993 against Michigan. Ohio...Show More Summary
The Tigers embrace everything about their rematch with the reigning dynasty, earned by shutting out Urban Meyer’s Ohio State. GLENDALE, Ariz. - Allow Clemson defensive tackle Carlos Watkins to (inadvertently) explain the motivational...Show More Summary
Meyer isn't used to losing by 31 points, especially on this big of a stage
Seeking redemption for last year’s loss to Alabama in the championship game, the Tigers handed the Buckeyes the first shutout loss absorbed by an Urban Meyer team.
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Maybe just avoid the Tigers in the postseason. Urban Meyer’s 61-6 record at Ohio State is just tough get your head around when you really think about it. He’s won 11 games or more in each of his five seasons at the helm in Columbus. He’s only lost six, and never more than twice. Show More Summary
The Tigers delivered the Buckeyes a blowout of epic proportions, setting up a title game rematch. Clemson will get another shot at Alabama. The Tigers beat Ohio State in Saturday’s Fiesta Bowl Playoff semifinal in Arizona, 31-0. They took a 17-0 lead by halftime and didn’t give it up. Show More Summary
In the 2nd game of the College Football Playoff, 2nd seed Ohio State will look to show they belong in Final 4 despite not qualifying for the Big 10 Title game. In their way will be the ACC Champion Clemson Tigers, who will be looking to return to the Title game after a five point loss last season.
If you’re looking for the secret to Urban Meyer’s success, forget about the underwear theory. The Ohio State coach made that crystal clear during a Friday news conference, insisting his approach has nothing to do with a “lucky T-shirt or good fortune.” Which apparently came as a surprise to the...
Never mind that No. 2 Clemson and No. 3 Ohio State will battle each other on Saturday night for a spot in college football’s national championship game. The days leading up to their Fiesta Bowl showdown has been a lovefest between the respective coaches. Ohio State’s Urban Meyer has talked about...
Ohio State's coached popularized dual-threat quarterbacks at Bowling Green, Utah and Florida
Urban Meyer took Ohio State's recruiting to another level when he commandeered the program in the fall of 2011, signing the Big Ten's best class in each of the last six recruiting cycles. But like every team in the country, the Buckeyes...Show More Summary
Urban Meyer and his Ohio State coaching staff found the perfect way to fire up his players as the Fiesta Bowl approaches. A few of those (...)