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Urban goes to FL

Discussion in 'College Football' started by jimotis4heisman, Dec 3, 2004.

  1. news services
    <!-- template inline --><!-- insertinlineAd --> The University of Florida has offered its coaching job to Urban Meyer, who accepted today,'s Pat Forde has learned.

    <!-- BEGIN INLINE UNIT --> <iframe src="" width="1" height="12" frameborder="0" marginwidth="0" marginheight="0" scrolling="no" align="middle"></iframe>

    <!-- END INLINE UNIT --> Florida papers reported the offer to Meyer, who has coached Utah to a 12-0 season and a BCS bowl bid, on their Web sites Friday morning.

    "It could be any minute," UF president Dr. Bernie Machen told The Palm Beach Post earlier today. "I'm waiting for an e-mail."

    When asked about the report, Utah athletic director Chris Hill, deferred.

    "My position is to let the other parties in these things -- the schools and the coach -- speak for themselves," Hill said. "Any kind of confirmation would have to come from other sources."

    When pressed, Hill offered no further comment.

    Meyer met with his players Thursday and told them what schools are pursuing him, but he would not be specific when asked about the meeting.

    "There's too many things involved right now to have any comments," Meyer said after a practice at Utah's new indoor practice field.

    Florida officials were in Utah on Thursday, as were Notre Dame officials.

    Meyer will replace Ron Zook, who was fired but coached the team through the end of the season.

    The Utah coach has said he wants to coach the Utes in their bowl game. Zook has not yet decided whether he will coach the Gators in the Peach Bowl.

    Utah is expected to consider members of its current staff to replace Meyer.
  2. Bucktastic

    Bucktastic Troy Smith for HEISMAN

    Notre Dame looks so bad right now. Sucks to be a DOMER right now!
  3. OSUBasketballJunkie

    OSUBasketballJunkie Never Forget 31-0

    I pretty much think its a done deal now....its a good fit for him and the school, he will have immediate success down there.

    SEC is a tough conference, lets see what he can do with Leak at quarterback, it could be scary.
  4. osugrad21

    osugrad21 Capo Regime Staff Member

    Hide all sharp vObjects before Chief gets need for a mess
  5. DaytonBuck

    DaytonBuck I've always liked them

    Notre Dame

  6. iambrutus

    iambrutus Screw Blue

    has devily approved this message?
  7. methomps

    methomps an imbecility, a stupidity without name

  8. tibor75

    tibor75 Banned

    ND's next coach...

  9. BuckeyeNation27

    BuckeyeNation27 Goal Goal USA! Staff Member

    right now?
  10. Bucktastic

    Bucktastic Troy Smith for HEISMAN

    Well........ok....I was trying to be nice......

    ALWAYS!!! :lol:
  11. ohiobuck94

    ohiobuck94 Buckeye Beach Bum

    Zook to Illinois. :)
  12. Thump

    Thump Hating the environment since 1994

    :rofl: :rofl:
  13. osugrad21

    osugrad21 Capo Regime Staff Member

    Chalk one up for the Rumor Mill...Alan broke this thing hours before the major news outlets.

    Great start for the new forum
  14. Bucktastic

    Bucktastic Troy Smith for HEISMAN

    WOW!! Post from ND board.....Bitter!

    <TABLE cellSpacing=0 cellPadding=4 width="100%" border=0><TBODY><TR><TD class=1 vAlign=top width=150>kkrocknee
    user profile
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    </TD><TD class=1 vAlign=top><TABLE cellSpacing=0 cellPadding=0 width="100%" border=0><TBODY><TR><TD vAlign=top>If Urban Meyer is going to Florida here's what I have to say</TD><TD class="" vAlign=bottom noWrap align=right 1??>Reply</TD></TR></TBODY></TABLE><HR>Good Luck, money and wins, go for it, isn't that what life is all about,
    You are an underachiever like Bob Davie, go where its easier, I'm sorry but I hope you fall on your ass. We will return.

    Posted on 12/3 12:36 PM | IP: Logged

    ND fans are losing it over there....

  15. jwinslow

    jwinslow A MAN OF BETRAYED JUSTICE Staff Member Tourney Pick'em Champ

    Will this spell trouble for any of our florida recruits?

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