After Urban Meyer turned down the Texas Longhorns, he’s now off to the NFL to become the next head coach of the Jacksonville Jaguars. Once the news started to come out on Thursday, there were plenty of well wishes from around the college football world.
Something tells me he won’t be the last coach with major college success to get the call up to the Big Leagues, so to speak. You’re seeing this trend more and more in the NFL. Heck, former Baylor coach Matt Rhule is now leading the Carolina Panthers. Tell someone a generation ago the Baylor football coach would go directly to the NFL – they’d laugh at you, and rightly so.
But here we are, with Urban Meyer heading to the Jaguars and here’s how many around college football and the media reacted.
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