JACKSONVILLE-This is official news: Urban Meyer is the new head coach of the Jaguars.
Meyer, one of the most successful coaches in the history of college football, was appointed as the head coach of the Jaguars on Wednesday. The team announced the news in a statement on Wednesday.
Meyer, 56, is a coach at Bowling Green, Utah, Florida and Ohio State University. He served as a 187-32 college coach, leading Florida to the national championship after the 2006 and 2008 seasons, and leading Ohio State University to the national championship after the 201
Meyer will replace Doug Marrone as the sixth permanent head coach of the Jaguars in the 27th season. Tom Coughlin served as head coach from 1995 to 2002, Jack Del Rio served in that position from 2003 to 2011, and Mike Mularkey served in 2012. This position, Gus Bradley (Gus Bradley) held this position from 2013-2016, Marrone (Marrone) held this position from 2017-2020.
The Jaguars entered the offseason with a 1-15 record in 2020 and ranked first in the 2021 NFL Draft. This marks the first time the Jaguar has won first place.
The Jaguars’ general manager position is vacant, and the team fired David Caldwell on November 29.