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Urban Meyer retiring as coach of Ohio State

The Rose Bowl will be Urban Meyer’s final game as coach of Ohio State. The school announced on Tuesday morning that Meyer would step away from the program and hand the reigns over to offensive coordinator Ryan Day. Meyer’s seventh season with Ohio State has been a controversial one that started with a three-game suspension for his handling of assistant Zach Smith’s domestic violence arrest. Yahoo reported Meyer’s “happiness with the state of the program” was the primary factor in him stepping down. Day is seen as a popular and capable heir apparent. The 54-year-old Meyer won the 2014 national championship with the Buckeyes and had leD Florida to two BCS titles before coming to Columbus. Ohio State will play Washington in ...