Latest Urban Meyer News

Jags dealing with 'another obstacle' as fields get rebuilt

Jun. 13, 2022 18:31 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville’s normal practice fields are a construction site. Heavy equipment. Dirt mounds. Scaffolding, steel beams and some concrete walls. It’s where the Jaguars should be holding minicamp this week and training camp next month. Instead, the team...

Jags' Pederson nixes minicamp, says vets 'earned' early exit

Jun. 11, 2022 09:38 AM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Doug Pederson spent his first four months in Jacksonville trying to build trust with players. He was open and honest, working to help the Jaguars “heal” from one of the most toxic coaching tenures in NFL history. Pederson’s latest move should help...

Tim Tebow among first-timers on College Football HOF ballot

Jun. 06, 2022 16:23 PM EDT

Tim Tebow, who led Florida to two national championships and won the 2007 Heisman Trophy, is among the former players making a first appearance on the College Football Hall of Fame ballot. The National Football Foundation announced on Monday the players and coaches eligible for...

Drafting Walker at No. 1 'lit a fire under' Jags' Chaisson

Jun. 02, 2022 14:47 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — K’Lavon Chaisson has two sacks in two seasons while playing in two schemes for two defensive coordinators. It’s far from ideal, and the 20th overall pick in the 2020 draft acknowledges as much. Chaisson might even be considered one of the many faces of...

Jags' Etienne returns after foot injury derails rookie year

May. 24, 2022 15:54 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Travis Etienne had several regrets about having to sit out his rookie season. He longed for the camaraderie, the competition and the chance to play in the NFL, his main goal since he was a kid growing up in Jennings, Louisiana. There was one bright spot,...

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...