Urban Meyer Reportedly Unfamiliar With Star Players Around the NFL

Urban Meyer is as clueless as he looks.

Urban Meyer’s tenure with the Jacksonville Jaguars went about as poorly as possible. The former College coach didn’t even last a full season, getting fired in December after just 13 games with the Jaguars.

That was partly due to his 2-11 record, but it was also about his coaching style and, well, poor fit in the NFL. A new report shows just how unprepared he was for a job in the NFL.

Apparently he didn’t know many players around the NFL.

According to The Athletic, Meyer was unfamiliar with star players such as Aaron Donald and Deebo Samuel.

“Meyer said he conducted a six-month deep dive on the NFL that included interviews with his former Florida and Ohio State players as well as a study of the salary cap. But multiple sources said Meyer was unfamiliar with star players around the league, including 49ers receiver Deebo Samuel, Seahawks safety Jamal Adams and Rams defensive tackle Aaron Donald, a three-time NFL defensive player of the year.

“Who’s this 99 guy on the Rams?” Meyer asked one staffer during the season, according to a source. “I’m hearing he might be a problem for us.””

If you don’t know who Aaron Donald is you’re probably in the wrong job.

The fact that Meyer apparently didn’t realize who he is or other stars is flat out embarrassing.

There’s really no excuse for this one.


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