COLUMBUS, Ohio | The Latest: Ex-Players pay tribute to OSU coach Urban Meyer
COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Latest on Ohio State coach Urban Meyer’s retirement: (all times local):
Former Ohio State players are paying tribute to retiring coach Urban Meyer.
Ohio State says the 54-year-old Meyer is retiring from coaching and co-offensive coordinator Ryan Day will take over after the Rose Bowl.
Former Buckeyes linebacker Joshua Perry says in a tweet that aside from his parents, Meyer was “one of the most influential people to touch my life.”
Former safety Tyvis Powell tweeted that it “was truly an honor to play for not only the best coach in America, but a great mentor as well.”
Michael Thomas, a receiver who plays for the New Orleans Saints, tweeted that he sheds a tear when thinking about the impact Meyer had on his life and others.