Urban Meyer declines to comment on 2019 last year as OSU head coach

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Urban Meyer declined to comment on a report on Friday that 2019 will be his last year as the head coach of The Ohio State University football team.

Meyer was asked about the report at a press conference in Indianapolis.

On Friday, FootballScoop.com reported that Meyer is contemplating his future on an ongoing basis and has told OSU Athletic Director Gene Smith that he doesn’t expect to continue to coach past the 2019 season.

One source FootballScoop.com, Meyer will address the rumors in the days following Saturday’s Big Ten Championship against No. 21 Northwestern.

Ohio State offensive coordinator Ryan Day is expected to succeed Meyer as the Buckeyes’ head coach, according to the report.

Day received a big pay raise for his time as the football team’s Acting Head Coach at the start of the season.

Day received a one-time payment of $487,000 in his September 30 paycheck.

Day served in the expanded role from August 1, 2018, through September 16, 2018.

The payment is in addition to his $1 million per year salary, agreed to during with the signing of a new contract in February.

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