COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Following the announcement that he plans to retire, former players for Ohio State University football coach Urban Meyer began sharing their thoughts about his impact on their life.
Former linebacker Joshua Perry shared his thoughts on Twitter noting Meyer’s importance in his life.
Congratulations @OSUCoachMeyer on one hell of a career! Besides my parents, you were one of the most influential people to touch my life and I’m appreciative of that ✊🏾 Go get that 🌹! #UrbanLegend #GoBucks @spinnershells @Nicki_07— Joshua E Perry (@RIP_JEP) December 4, 2018
Sophomore punter Drue Chrisman:
Nothing but love for this man right here. Couldn’t thank him enough for what he’s done for me and my family. The standard he has set here at Ohio State will continue to go on and we’ll be just fine #Respect ❤️ https://t.co/2yaceXP3Hx— Drue Chrisman (@DChrisman91) December 4, 2018
Former tight-end Jake Stoneburner:
Former wide receiver and current New Orleans Saints player Michael Thomas:
Breaking News: Urban Meyer is retiring. Considering moving on to work with the Saints. Which is perfect 😂. Love you coach @OSUCoachMeyer I shed a tear everytime thinking about the impact you had on my life and many other individuals. You provided tools for success. 🐐 #GoBucks— Michael Thomas (@Cantguardmike) December 4, 2018
Former safety Tyvis Powell:
Thanks @OSUCoachMeyer for an amazing 4 years at OSU. It was truly an honor to play for not only the best coach in America, but a great mentor as well. Take care coach. Salute #UrbanLegend #GoBucks pic.twitter.com/cxl3IwhJ9V— Tyvis Powell (@1Tyvis) December 4, 2018
Meyer is scheduled to formally announce his retirement at 2pm, Tuesday during a press conference with OSU Athletic Director Gene Smith and offensive coordinator Ryan Day.