Wolken: Urban Meyer May Never Coach Again

"I’m not sure his reputation could survive the hit of this," Dan Wolken said

Reiter Than You
August 03, 2018 - 8:02 am

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Urban Meyer was highly successful at Florida despite dozens of player arrests. He’s been highly successful at Ohio State, too, but a potential scandal involving former assistant coach Zach Smith could be his downfall.

If Ohio State fires Meyer, will he ever coach again?

“I don’t know,” USA Today columnist Dan Wolken said on Reiter Than You. “I think our level of tolerance now for a coach who covered up abuse – if that’s the way this goes down – is much lower than we think. It would be such a huge cloud, a huge distraction, a huge story. I’m not sure Meyer can coach again. Maybe he would. We always think we give guys second, third, fourth chances, but I’m not sure his reputation could survive the hit of this.”