Latest Urban Meyer News

Time to heal: Jaguars still recovering from Urban Meyer era

May. 23, 2022 17:04 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Marvin Jones had a smile on his face and a pep in his step as the Jacksonville Jaguars went through their first organized team activity Monday. The veteran receiver may have been more relieved than anyone in the building for a fresh start. A new head...

Kicker's lawsuit could shed light on Meyer's time with Jags

May. 11, 2022 13:14 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Placekicker Josh Lambo's lawsuit against the Jacksonville Jaguars could uncover more details about former coach Urban Meyer's tumultuous NFL tenure. Lambo's attorney is seeking a host of records pertaining to Meyer's time with the team, including “any...

Ex-kicker sues Jags, cites Urban Meyer for hostile workplace

May. 10, 2022 21:03 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Former NFL placekicker Josh Lambo has filed a lawsuit against the Jacksonville Jaguars, seeking more than $3.5 million in salary and damages for emotional distress caused by former head coach Urban Meyer. The Tampa Bay Times first reported details of the...

Former teammates, coaches honor Haskins at emotional service

Apr. 22, 2022 14:42 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Former teammates and coaches bid farewell to Dwayne Haskins during an emotional memorial service on Friday, a little less than two weeks after the 24-year-old quarterback died after being struck while walking on a South Florida highway. Pittsburgh Steelers coach...

Jags pick 1st again, but is this another slam dunk choice?

Apr. 22, 2022 14:05 PM EDT

1. JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS (3-14) LAST SEASON: Urban Meyer’s much-ballyhooed leap to the NFL was a debacle, landing the Jaguars the No. 1 pick for the second straight year. The three-time national championship-winning coach at Florida and Ohio State didn’t know league rules, stars...

AP source: Jaguars open free agency with 6 splashy moves

Mar. 14, 2022 20:23 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — No one should be calling Jacksonville Jaguars general manager Trent Baalke a clown right now. Baalke and the Jaguars opened the NFL’s legal tampering period Monday with a huge splash by agreeing to sign six starters, including Arizona slot receiver...

Jags release RB Hyde, tender 3 exclusive-rights free agents

Mar. 11, 2022 13:54 PM EST

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars released veteran running back Carlos Hyde on Friday, parting with one of the players former coach Urban Meyer brought in to help the team acclimate to his methods. Hyde played for Meyer at Ohio State. The Jaguars paid him $2.44...

Key players gone, but Cincy's Fickell says 'run is not over'

Mar. 09, 2022 15:26 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — Coach Luke Fickell has suggested a book about Cincinnati's upcoming football season could be titled “Life Without Desmond Ridder." While finding a replacement for the record-setting four-year starter at quarterback may be at the front of the coach's mind this...

Jaguars reverse course on EVP, stick with Pederson/Baalke

Mar. 01, 2022 13:25 PM EST

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville Jaguars owner Shad Khan reversed course on hiring an executive vice president Tuesday, leaving key football decisions to new coach Doug Pederson and general manager Trent Baalke moving forward. Khan's about-face came less than a month after he...