Football player, coach, and TV analyst Urban Meyer has a net worth of $18 million. His annual salary is $4 million. In 2009, Meyer signed a contract with the Florida Gators that will pay him $24 million over six years, making him one of the highest paid coaches in the US. In addition to his net worth, he's reached a healthy level of success in the sport he loves: Football. His career in football began as a defensive back at the University of Cincinnati. From there, he worked as a coaching assistant and various other jobs at schools including Notre Dame before getting a job as head coach at Bowling Green State University. From there, Meyer bounced around a couple more institutions including the University of Utah. He earned a variety of accolades for his coaching career up to this point. In 2005, Meyer took a job as head coach of the University of Florida football team, the Gators. His career at the University of Florida has been characterized by lots of championship victories, but he hasn't been without his detractors. One of the sticking points for critics of Meyer is the alarmingly high amount of arrests of students under him as head coach. During his time as head coach at the University of Florida, 30 of his players faced arrest on charges ranging from underage drinking to possession of a concealed weapon. Still, Meyer remains one of the most respected (and well-paid) college football coaches today.
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OSU hires Urban Meyer as head football coach. While some applaud the move, many are skeptical of his dedication after his leave of absence.
Former University of Florida football coach Urban Meyer could be heading to Ohio State. Is he the right man for the job?
The media are reporting Meyer will accept the job and bring along some high profile assistants. But the former Florida coach is being tightlipped.
Footage from Urban Meyer's Buckeye Football Spring Kickoff, held Wednesday, April 3, 2013 ...
Coach Meyer speaking to Ohio High School Coaches at the OHSFCA annual coaches ...