Urban Meyer announcing retirement at OSU


Meyer has said he suffers from debilitating headaches caused by an arachnoid cyst in his brain.

The head coach of the Ohio State Buckeyes is leaving his post on the sidelines.

Urban Meyer, the highly successful coach who won three national championships and sparked controversy and criticism this season for his handling of domestic violence allegations against a now-fired assistant, will retire after the Rose Bowl, the university announced Tuesday.

He will announce his retirement at news conference Tuesday.

Co-offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach Ryan Day will be named head coach.

Meyer has said he suffers from debilitating headaches caused by an arachnoid cyst in his brain.

He stepped down at Florida after the 2010 season and two national titles because of stress-related health concerns.

He took the Ohio State job after a year off.

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