Statements from Ohio State on Urban Meyer's Contract
From OSU Press Release
Statement from Gene Smith: “Coach Meyer’s contract reflects our expectations for success in the classroom and performance on the field, while establishing incentives to keep him here through the length of his contract. As we said at the time we introduced him as our new coach, his compensation and benefits package will be among the top five coaching contracts in the country, consistent with his proven track record and what we expect of him at Ohio State. Coach Meyer joined our program at a very challenging time and I am pleased with what he has done over the past six months to develop our student athletes and continue our compliance culture.”
Statement from Coach Meyer: “I am honored to be head coach at The Ohio State University. I understand and accept the tremendous responsibility to lead one of the most prestigious programs in college football history. It's great to be back home in the state of Ohio. I have made it my personal duty to ensure that the football program reflects and enhances our academic mission here at Ohio State, and our program goal is to always make the Great State of Ohio proud.”
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