Ohio State Football: Why Isn’t Anyone Talking Urban Meyer for Coach of the Year?

We don’t mean to pick on Michael Felder, but we’re going to use one of his most recent stories to prove a point here.

In it, Felder mentions the two-man race between Bill Snyder and Brian Kelly for coach of the year, then pulls a fast one and gives his nod to Mike Riley over at Oregon State. Likewise, an October 22 power ranking of the top eight coaches of the year here doesn’t mention Meyer.

Meanwhile, Mike Lopresti over at USA Today has a pretty lengthy list of coaches he likes. Urban Meyer gets a passing mention, but Lopresti tabs Bill O’Brien at Penn State as his coach of the year.

What Bill O’Brien is doing at Penn State is great and a case can be made for him to be the coach of the year. A case can also be made for unbeaten coaches Snyder and Kelly alongside upstart Oregon State and Riley.

It’s also awfully easy to make a case for Urban Meyer.

Continue reading at Bleacher Report – Big Ten Football

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