Urban Meyer was sitting on top of the college football world in August 2009. He had just won his second national championship and signed a lucrative six-year extension to stay in the Swamp for years to come.
However, things would begin to change for Meyer later that year. Not long after his Gators suffered their only loss that season, in the SEC championship game to Nick Saban and eventual national champion Alabama, Meyer’s wife would call 911 as he lay in the floor suffering from chest pains.
That would be the beginning of the end for Meyer and Gators. He initially stepped down that December only to announce the next day that he was staying on as head coach, but would be taking a leave of absence early in 2010.
Meyer would coach the Gators in the 2010, but with far different results than he was accustomed to. The Gators finished the season 8-5, his worst record as a head coach since taking over Bowling Green in 2001.
On December 8th, 2010, Meyer would step down as head coach of…
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