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Report: Urban Meyer To Take Ohio State Job

A popular sports blog is citing sources close to the Ohio State University football program that suggest former Florida Gators' coach Urban Meyer will become the next head coach of the Buckeyes.

SportsByBrooks is reporting that Meyer has agreed to a deal in principle, though nothing has been finalized. Additionally, a website dedicated to Ohio State, Eleven Warriors, has cited sources indicating that Meyer will accept the position once the NCAA delivers their verdict on sanctions against the program.

One report states that Meyer will keep current head coach Luke Fickell on staff, and try to add some big names, including long-time ESPN analyst and former Buckeye quarterback Kirk Herbstreit.

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