YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Urban Meyer knows the talk about another undefeated season and the possibility of Ohio State returning to the national championship game as early as next January has not only started, but has reached his team’s locker room.
Meyer is doing his best to let such discussion get no further than its starting point.
Speaking before serving as the keynote speaker at a United Way fundraiser Monday night at Youngstown’s Covelli Center, Meyer answered a question about national championship expectations in his second season as Ohio State’s coach like he knew it was coming.
“We’re nowhere near that,” he said. “I’m not worried about it because we’re nowhere near it.
“We’re not there yet. You worry about it because you’re dealing with 18, 19, 20-year-old kids. I’ll tell them when they’re there, but they’re not there yet.”
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