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FILE - Atlanta Falcons coach Bobby Petrino looks on during an NFL football game against the Houston Texans in Atlanta, in this Sept. 30, 2007, file photo. Back in 2007, Petrino lasted all of 13 games with the Atlanta Falcons, winning just three times before he slinked back to college in the middle of the night, leaving behind nothing more than a form letter for his abandoned players. (AP Photo/John Amis, File)

Column: Meyer faces tough adjustment heading to NFL Jaguars

Jan. 15, 2021 3:43 PM EST

Before the good folks in Jacksonville get too fired up about the arrival of Urban Meyer, let’s review a few cautionary tales. Like Nick Saban. And Steve Spurrier. And perhaps the biggest flop of all when it comes to college coaches going pro, Bobby Petrino. Back in 2007, Petrino lasted all of 13 games...

FILE - Florida NCAA college football head coach Urban Meyer talks to reporters after practice in Scottsdale, Ariz., ahead of the BCS Championship game against Ohio State, in this Jan. 8, 2007, file photo. A person familiar with the search says Urban Meyer and the Jacksonville Jaguars are working toward finalizing a deal to make him the team's next head coach. The person spoke to The Associated Press on the condition of anonymity Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021, because a formal agreement was not yet in place. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)

Meyer believes Jacksonville 'is the place' he can win in NFL

Jan. 15, 2021 3:16 PM EST

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Urban Meyer first started thinking about the NFL about a decade ago. He was getting phone calls from team owners. He was intrigued by the notion of testing his coaching skills at football’s highest level. He was ready to make the jump. But he put it off time and time...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Leonard Fournette (28) is taken down by Washington Football Team middle linebacker Jon Bostic (53) during the first half of an NFL wild-card playoff football game, Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021, in Landover, Md. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Leonard Fournette grateful for second chance with Buccaneers

Jan. 14, 2021 7:52 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — When Leonard Fournette suddenly found himself out of work, one of the first people who reached out to the former Jacksonville Jaguars running back was Tom Brady. The six-time Super Bowl-winning quarterback thought he’d be a nice addition to a talented group of playmakers being...

FILE - Ohio State NCAA college football head coach Urban Meyer answers questions during a news conference announcing his retirement in Columbus, Ohio, in this Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, file photo. A person familiar with the search says Urban Meyer and the Jacksonville Jaguars are working toward finalizing a deal to make him the team's next head coach. The person spoke to The Associated Press on the condition of anonymity Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021, because a formal agreement was not yet in place. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete, File)

Urban Hire: Meyer returns to sidelines with NFL's Jaguars

Jan. 14, 2021 7:42 PM EST

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Urban Meyer has won everywhere he’s coached. Small colleges. Big-time programs. He’s been a difference maker at each stop during his storied career. He’s ready to try something new: the NFL. Meyer agreed to become head coach of the Jacksonville Jaguars on...

Los Angeles Rams cornerback Jalen Ramsey (20) defends a pass intended for Arizona Cardinals wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins (10) during the second half of an NFL football game in Inglewood, Calif., Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Packers' Adams finally gets to face off with LA's Ramsey

Jan. 14, 2021 7:14 PM EST

Green Bay’s Davante Adams has caught more touchdown passes over the last five seasons than any other player. Jalen Ramsey of the Los Angeles Rams is one of the NFL’s premier cornerbacks. They finally will face each other in a game that matters Saturday when the top-seeded Packers (13-3) host the...

Urban Meyer has agreed to a contract to coach the Jacksonville Jaguars

Jan. 14, 2021 6:41 PM EST
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Urban Meyer has agreed to a contract to coach the Jacksonville Jaguars.
FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2019, file photo, Kansas City Chiefs offensive coordinator Eric Bieniemy greets a player during the second half of the team's AFC championship NFL football game against the New England Patriots in Kansas City, Mo. One year ago, Bieniemy and San Francisco 49ers defensive coordinator Robert Saleh missed out on the coaching carousel despite being coordinators of the two Super Bowl teams. The two figure to be near the top of many of the lists of possible head coaching candidates again this offseason when the NFL is hoping some new rules lead to more opportunities for minority coaches. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)

Chiefs' Bieniemy focused on Browns, not vacant coaching jobs

Jan. 14, 2021 4:11 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Eric Bieniemy spent last week speaking to just about every NFL franchise with a vacant head coaching job. The Chiefs offensive coordinator doesn't want to waste a second on it this week. “Let me just say this: It was an honor and a privilege, but that’s not what we're...

Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence passes against Ohio State during the first half of the Sugar Bowl NCAA college football game Friday, Jan. 1, 2021, in New Orleans. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence declaring for NFL draft

Jan. 6, 2021 11:50 AM EST

Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence has made it official — he's heading to the NFL. Lawrence, the 6-foot-6 QB with the power arm and flowing hair, released a video on social media Wednesday announcing he was leaving school and declaring for the NFL draft. “I really feel like I'm a man now and I'm...

FILE - Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Doug Marrone speaks to members of the media during a post-game press conference after an NFL football game between the Jaguars and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Jacksonville, Fla., in this, Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019, file photo. The Jaguars have fired coach Doug Marrone a little more than 12 hours after ending the season with a 15th consecutive loss. It was a move many thought owner Shad Khan should have made at the end of 2019. The Jaguars canceled Marrone’s season-ending news conference scheduled for Monday, Jan. 4, 2021. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton, File)

Jaguars fire Marrone; owner Khan plans to be more involved

Jan. 4, 2021 3:54 PM EST

Shad Khan has hired coaches and general managers before. He relied on a search firm the first time. He enlisted help from a consultant the second. He listened to friends, family, colleagues and even competitors along the way. Now, after nine NFL seasons and little success on the field, the Jacksonville Jaguars...

Jacksonville Jaguars fire coach Doug Marrone following 15th consecutive loss

Jan. 4, 2021 9:06 AM EST
JACKSONVILLE, Florida (AP) — Jacksonville Jaguars fire coach Doug Marrone following 15th consecutive loss.