COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Newest on Ohio State trainer City Meyer’s retirement: (all occasions Jap):

2:50 p.m.

Ohio State trainer City Meyer says it was once a sequence of things that resulted in his choice to step down.

He says his complications have develop into a power downside. He additionally says he isn’t positive he is in a position to trainer on the intense, tough degree he has used for greater than 30 years.

Meyer was once suspended for 3 video games originally of this season for his function in dealing with home violence allegations towards a now-fired assistant trainer. He says the investigation of him additionally performed a job in his choice.

Meyer was once requested if the suspension will impact his legacy. He responded: “I am positive it’s going to… I will be able to misinform you and say it’s not vital to me.”


2:30 p.m.

Ohio State trainer City Meyer is explaining his reasoning to retire after the Rose Bowl on Jan. 1.

He says the complications he suffers from the cyst that he has in his mind changed into critical closing season all over Ohio State’s sport at Penn State and feature develop into a power downside this season.

He says stepping away would had been harder if this system wasn’t wholesome. The Buckeyes are 12-1 after successful the Large Ten. He additionally says figuring out assistant trainer Ryan Day could be his successor made the verdict more uncomplicated.

Meyer says the timing of his retirement was once in line with recruiting. He mentioned the transfer had to be made ahead of the early signing duration opens on Dec. 19.


2:15 p.m.

Ohio State athletic director Gene Smith opened a information convention about City Meyer’s retirement, announcing the trainer has exceeded expectancies and raised the extent festival within the Large Ten.

“We now have loved an out of this world run. I acknowledge the toll that it takes,” Smith mentioned.

Smith mentioned Meyer will probably be staying with the college in a brand new capability, operating coaches and athletes, however he was once no longer particular in regards to the function.


1:40 p.m.

Rutgers trainer Chris Ash was once defensive coordinator for City Meyer for 2 seasons at Ohio State, together with the 2014 nationwide championship staff.

He says Meyer was once an excellent chief and was once transparent with each his expectancies and the “tradition that he sought after throughout the program.”

The Buckeyes say Meyer will retire after the Rose Bowl sport towards Washington on Jan. 1. A information convention with Meyer and faculty officers was once scheduled for Tuesday afternoon.


12:45 p.m.

North Carolina trainer Mack Brown says Ohio State trainer City Meyer informed him he’s stepping down for well being causes.

Brown informed journalists that Meyer referred to as him on Tuesday morning to inform him about his choice to retire after the Rose Bowl on Jan. 1, a choice that was once introduced on Tuesday.

Brown says Meyer “defined to me that he has the well being problems and that is the reason utterly the rationale he is stepping away, and it is time for him to do this.”

Brown added: “(Meyer) informed me that he could not be animated on the degree he had to to energise the staff and keep wholesome.”

Brown was once trainer at Texas for 16 years and there have been occasions he anticipated to stand Meyer’s Florida groups in nationwide championship video games. He simply took over at North Carolina.


10:20 a.m.

Former Ohio State gamers are paying tribute to retiring trainer City Meyer.

Ohio State says the 54-year-old Meyer is retiring from training and co-offensive coordinator Ryan Day will take over after the Rose Bowl.

Former Buckeyes linebacker Joshua Perry says in a tweet that except for his folks, Meyer was once “probably the most influential folks to the touch my existence.”

Former protection Tyvis Powell tweeted that it “was once really an honor to play for no longer best the most productive trainer in The us, however an excellent mentor as smartly.”

Michael Thomas, a receiver who performs for the New Orleans Saints, tweeted that he sheds a tear when enthusiastic about the have an effect on Meyer had on his existence and others.


Nine:40 a.m.

City Meyer, the trainer who gained 3 nationwide soccer championships and was once suspended for 3 video games this season for his dealing with of home violence allegations towards a now-fired assistant, will retire after Ohio State performs within the Rose Bowl.

The college introduced the verdict however did not say why he was once leaving after seven years on the Large Ten college, the place he has an 82-Nine report. However the 54-year-old trainer has up to now cited well being considerations. He has a cyst in his mind that reasons critical complications.

A information convention was once scheduled when Meyer will announce his retirement. Co-offensive coordinator Ryan Day will develop into the staff’s 25th head trainer after the Rose Bowl sport.

Meyer guided Ohio State to the nationwide championship in 2014. He additionally gained titles at Florida in 2006 and 2008.


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