ESPNÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Wright Thompson, identified for his wonderful lengthy kind profile items, has a brand new ebook popping out titled The Price of These Desires: Sports activities Tales and Different Critical Enterprise.Ã‚Â Among the many ebookÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s topics is lately retired Ohio State head coach City Meyer.
For the second time in his profession, Meyer has stepped away from a large program at which he captured a nationwide title. The primary time, it was Florida, citing well being considerations.
After a 12 months away, Meyer reemerged at Ohio State, which was coming off of the tattoo scandal that led to the ouster of fellow title-winning coach Jim Tressel. After a making an attempt season, which was preempted by the scandal concerned longtime Meyer assistant Zach Smith, he stepped down at 12 monthsÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s finish.
Many individuals donÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t imagine Meyer is finished although.
Yearly, there are massive jobs that open. USC is one which many have pointed to that would woo a Meyer-level coach.
Wright Thompson doesnÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t even suppose it’s a lot of a query that City Meyer will return to the sideline.
In a latest interview withÃ‚Â The Ken Carman Present with Anthony LimaÃ‚Â on 92.three The Fan in Cleveland, Thompson says that he thinks Meyer will coach once more Ã¢â‚¬Å“for positive.Ã¢â‚¬Â
Through 247Sports activities:
On the finish of the interview whereas discussing Meyer, Thompson is requested if he believes the previous Buckeye head coach can be again sooner or later.
Ã¢â‚¬Å“Oh yeah, for positive,Ã¢â‚¬Â Thompson replied with out lacking a beat. Ã¢â‚¬Å“Oh, yeah. And by the way in which, I donÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t suppose heÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s mendacity. I believe proper now he completely believes he won’t coach once more. And I believe that he likes to be a coach. To be nice as a contemporary coach, he must be actually a distinct Ã¢â‚¬â€ he must be any individual he doesnÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t like. And so I believe youÃ¢â‚¬â„¢re simply seeing one thing extremely non-public play out in public.Ã¢â‚¬Â
Thompson beforehand profiled Meyer when he took over Ohio State in 2012 as a part of ESPN: The JournalÃ¢â‚¬Ëœs school soccer preview that 12 months. It’s unclear what sort of inside information he has now, however he has clearly spent a variety of time with Meyer up to now.