Urban Meyer leaving Florida; Nick Saban responds, "I will not be the next coach at Florida."
In what's sure to be a shocker to most college football fans, Florida Coach Urban Meyer has announced that he will be stepping down for health reasons. He will coach the Gators through the Sugar Bowl, & he will remain in Gainesville, & also continue on working for the University, as well.
My first impression of this is:
1.) There have been some hints about Meyer's health for a few years now. It seems that it was not just smoke.
2.) Truly unfortunate for the sport. Meyer proved that a "gimmick offense" could be applied at a BCS program & truly dominate. His contributions will be missed.
3.) This one might come off a tad harsh, but we'll never really know if that offense can work as its intended without Tim Tebow there. Unless they bring on another Spread Option guru (Coach...