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Antonya English

TV most likely in Urban Meyer's future

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December

When his coaching days are over at Florida, it's likely you will not have seen the last of Urban Meyer on television.

Instead of seeing him on the sidelines, he'll probably be in a suit and sitting in a studio.

Meyer said Tuesday he'll probably begin doing work as a television analyst for ESPN.

 "I think so,'' Meyer said when asked if ESPN might be an option in the future. "I took my family up to New York City, that's where they wanted to go. We went and had three of the greatest days we've ever had together and (ESPN) called up and said, 'Why don't you drive up for the day?' So I brought my son (Nate) and he loved it.''

Meyer, who gave an in-studio interview last week and offered some analysis as well, seemed impressed by the ESPN operation.

"What I found out, what a place, what great people,'' he said. "(But) I have no idea. I'm not concerned about that until after (the Outback Bowl). But I'll have to do something and if Coach (Joe) Paterno doesn't hire me I'm going to have to (find something else).''

Meyer had a running joke during Tuesday's Outback Bowl coaches press conference that he'd like Paterno to hire his as a graduate assistant.

 

[Last modified: Tuesday, December 28, 2010 2:34pm]

    

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