CLEVELAND, Ohio — Urban Meyer is retiring from Ohio State after spending the last seven seasons with the Buckeyes. Bruce Feldman (Fox Sports, FS1, TheAthleticCFB) reports that Ryan Day has agreed to a five-year contract extension with the Buckeyes.
Day will be replacing Urban Meyer on January 2nd, 2019. A day after Urban Meyer’s final game as Head Coach of Ohio State. The Buckeyes will be facing Washington at the Rose Bowl.
Over the past couple of months, rumblings of Meyer stepping down have been rumored. Today, that became a reality. Immediately following Meyer retiring, Ohio State named Offensive Coordinator Ryan Day new Head Coach of the Buckeyes.
Ryan Day was the interim head coach during the beginning of the 2018 season. He went 3-0 as interim head coach including a big win on the road against a speedy Texas Christian team. Day has spent time in the NFL with the San Francisco 49ers, and Philadelphia Eagles. He was the quarterbacks coach with both those teams.
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