Urban Meyer III is a both professional and collegiate football coach. He attended the University of Cincinnati, where he played football as a defensive back.
Meyer previously served as the head coach of the Bowling Green Falcons from 2001 to 2002, the Utah Utes from 2003 to 2004, the Florida Gators from 2005 to 2010, and the Ohio State Buckeyes from 2012 to 2018. During his time at the University of Florida, he coached the Gators to two BCS National Championship Game victories, during the 2006 and 2008 seasons. In 2014, he led the Buckeyes to their first Big Ten Conference title under his tenure as well as the program's eighth national championship. Meyer is one of three coaches along with Pop Warner and Nick Saban to win a major college football national championship at two universities. He retired from coaching in 2019 at the end of the Rose Bowl, and stayed at Ohio State as an assistant athletic director and was also an analyst for Fox Sports, appearing weekly on their Big Noon Kickoff pre-game show.
In 2021, Meyer came out of retirement to become the head coach of the Jaguars, marking his first job in the NFL. Meyer is also noted as a great analyst, often getting involved when he is not coaching.