Urban Meyer has come home to Ohio State after a meteoric rise up the coaching ladder from Bowling Green to Utah, and then to Florida where he won two national championships in three years.
He has all sorts of obstacles to deal with, including figuring out how to keep a team motivated and hungry with no postseason possibility due to NCAA sanctions.
He also must restore the Ohio State mystique that won or shared six straight Big Ten championships—one of which was vacated—and played in multiple BCS bowls, going 2-3 in five non-vacated bowl games.
So far, so good.
In nine months, he has brought in a top-flight recruiting class, laid the groundwork for another strong class, brought in a strong staff still loaded with potential and started to install a new offensive system.
The only downside of his tenure so far is the domestic incidents which forced Meyer to revoke the summer scholarships from TE Jake Stoneburner and OT Jack Mewhort. And for a coach who was criticized for his…
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