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Meyer Cites His Health, Not Tumult, In Retiring

Dec 05, 2018 - The New York Times

Urban Meyer, who returned Ohio State's football program to national prominence but who was suspended earlier this year after an investigation revealed he had protected a longtime assistant with a history of domestic abuse, will retire after seven seasons, the university announced Tuesday. Meyer cited health problems as the primary reason.

Meyer, 54, will be replaced by Ryan Day, the Buckeyes' 39-year-old offensive coordinator, after the Rose Bowl on New Year's Day. Day served as interim he...