Urban Meyer Net Worth
Urban Meyer net worth and salary: Urban Meyer is an American college football coach who has a net worth of $30 million. Urban Meyer's annual salary is $7.6 million. Urban's 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 at the University of Florida. He was given a seven-year $14 million contract to make the move. He eventually signed an extension that bumped his annual salary to $3.25 million. In 2009 he signed a six-year $24 million extension that made him one of the highest paid coaches in the world. His career at the University of Florida was characterized by lots of championship victories and a number of controversies. One of the sticking points for critics of Meyer is the alarmingly high number of times his student athletes were arrested. 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. Urban Meyer was hired by Ohio State University in 2012. He was offered a six-year contract that paid around $7 million a year in total annual compensation. Urban announced his departure in December 2018. it total he earned just under $40 million during his time at Ohio State. Had he been fired without cause, Ohio State would have owed him an additional $38 million.