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Jan 16, 2021
Jaguars to pick 25th overall with second first-round pick in 2021 Draft

Jaguars to pick 25th overall with second first-round pick in 2021 Draft

Photo by Abbie Parr/ Following the Los Angeles Rams’ playoff loss to the Green Bay Packers, the Jaguars have locked in the 25th pick of the 2021 NFL Draft — one of Jacksonvilles two first-round selections. By now, we all know that the Jacksonville Jaguars will pick first in the 2021 NFL Draft, but the Jaguars actually have two first-round selections, and the team’s second pick has now been locked in. In addition to the No. 1 overall pick, Jacksonville will also pick 25th overall. The Los Angeles Rams were defeated by the Green Bay Packers in the Divisional Round...
Jan 16, 2021
BCC Q&A: Send in your Urban Meyer questions!

BCC Q&A: Send in your Urban Meyer questions!

Reinhold Matay-USA TODAY Sports Got any questions for Zach Goodall of Fan Nation? Ask away! It’s been a busy week, hasn’t it? And in the shuffle we lost track of last week’s Q&A... But never fear! We’ve got Big Cat Country alumni and present day beat reporter Zach Goodall taking over the Q&A today. Zach is the publisher of AllGators.com, part of the Sports Illustrated-FanNation network and he wants EVERY SINGLE ONE of your Urban Meyer questions. Ask ‘em if you got ‘em. Submit your question by filling out the embedded form below. Or just click here. Loading...
Jan 16, 2021
Scott Linehan and Joe Cullen are favorites for coordinators

Scott Linehan and Joe Cullen are favorites for coordinators

Photo by Tom Pennington/ New Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Urban Meyer has been very busy putting together a solid coaching staff, with most new being about his position coaches. But today, NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport has named two veteran coaches as favorites to join the Jaguars — Scott Linehan as offensive coordinator and Joe Cullen as defensive coordinator. Two intriguing options have emerged for the staff of #Jaguars coach Urban Meyer: OC candidate Scott Linehan interviews early this week and is the favorite, while #Ravens DL coach Joe Cullen is a top target...
Jan 16, 2021
Report: Jaguars to add former Texas DC Chris Ash to staff

Report: Jaguars to add former Texas DC Chris Ash to staff

Photo by John Rivera/Icon Sportswire via Jaguars head coach Urban Meyer continues to make movement with his staff in Jacksonville. After recently being hired as head coach for the Jacksonville Jaguars, Urban Meyer went right to work on building his staff. According to a report from Yahoo Sports’ Pete Thamel, Meyer is expected to add former University of Texas defensive coordinator Chris Ash to his staff. Sources: Chris Ash expected to be part of Urban Meyer’s staff in Jacksonville as a position coach. Ash was Meyer’s DC during the 2014 season when Ohio State...
Jan 15, 2021
Jaguars to hire Ryan Stamper as director of player assessment, per report

Jaguars to hire Ryan Stamper as director of player assessment, per report

Photo by Chris Graythen/ More staff news for the Jacksonville Jaguars, as Urban Meyer will add Ryan Stamper to the team as director of player assessment, per ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler. Ryan Stamper, an Ohio State assistant AD and two-time captain for Urban Meyer at Florida, is joining Meyer's Jaguars staff as a director of player assessment, per source. Stamper spent nine years at Ohio State, and Jacksonville is his hometown. Meyer brings a captain with him.— Jeremy Fowler (@JFowlerESPN) January 15, 2021 Stamper, a Jacksonville native, has spent the past nine years...
Jan 15, 2021
Charlie Strong to join Urban Meyer’s staff with the Jaguars, per report

Charlie Strong to join Urban Meyer’s staff with the Jaguars, per report

Photo by Julio Aguilar/ Charlie Strong will be joining the Jacksonville Jaguars as a member of Urban Meyer’s staff, according to Stadium’s Brett McMurphy. FootballScoop reports that multiple sources have confirmed the news. Strong will most likely serve as linebackers coach for the Jaguars. Former USF/Texas/Louisville coach Charlie Strong will join Urban Meyer’s Jacksonville Jaguars staff, likely as LB coach, source told @Stadium— Brett McMurphy (@Brett_McMurphy) January 15, 2021 Strong most recently served as a defensive analyst for the National...
Jan 15, 2021
6 Takeaways from Jaguars HC Urban Meyer’s introductory press conference

6 Takeaways from Jaguars HC Urban Meyer’s introductory press conference

Jaguars.com The latest Jaguars head coach met with the media for the first time. On Friday, the Jaguars held a press conference for Urban Meyer. Meyer was named the sixth head coach in franchise history. After being named the team’s head coach yesterday via a statement released by owner Shad Khan, Meyer fielded plenty of questions from the local Jacksonville media and some national outlets, too. Among the common theme of the press conference was a need to win. The urgency in Jacksonville is at an all-time high, as is the excitement for the direction of the...
Jan 15, 2021
Jaguars players react to Urban Meyer being named head coach

Jaguars players react to Urban Meyer being named head coach

Photo by Scott W. Grau/Icon Sportswire via The Jacksonville Jaguars made a big splash by landing Urban Meyer as head coach. While the news seemed imminent for a while, it was made official last night. Official @CSICompanies | @CoachUrbanMeyer pic.twitter.com/O5bEO5hM6i— #DUUUVAL (@Jaguars) January 15, 2021 Not only are Jaguars fans excited about what Meyer can bring to Duval, but so are many current Jaguars players. Several Jaguars, including wide receiver Laviska Shenault Jr., offensive tackle Jawaan Taylor and wide receiver DJ Chark Jr. commented on the...
Jan 15, 2021
Fernando Lovo to join Jaguars staff, per report

Fernando Lovo to join Jaguars staff, per report

Photo by Ian Johnson/Icon Sportswire via Lovo was Chief of Staff for the University of Texas University of Texas Chief of Staff Fernando Lovo is expected to join Urban Meyer on the Jacksonville Jaguars staff. At both Texas and the University of Houston, Lovo served as former Texas Head Coach Tom Herman’s right hand man, according to Bruce Feldman. At Houston, Lovo worked directly with their strength, sports medicine, football video, equipment and administrative staffs, according to Texas Sports. In addition to this, Lovo served as the liason between athletics...
Jan 15, 2021
What’s next for Jaguars HC Urban Meyer?

What’s next for Jaguars HC Urban Meyer?

Photo by Stephen M. Dowell/Orlando Sentinel/Tribune News Service via Now that the dust has settled, it’s time for Meyer to make long-term decisions for his tenure in Jacksonville. Yesterday, the Jacksonville Jaguars secured their No. 1 choice of head coach in former Florida and Ohio State coach Urban Meyer. Among the elites, Meyer comes with the pedigree of being a program builder, and someone who can instill his culture into a football team, and it appears that’s exactly what he wants to do in Jacksonville. But first, Meyer must assemble his staff, his...
Jan 15, 2021
Fan view: Fans react to hiring of head coach Urban Meyer

Fan view: Fans react to hiring of head coach Urban Meyer

Photo by Streeter Lecka/ We take a look at the fan’s reactions to hiring Urban Meyer. Since the end of one of the most disappointing seasons in Jaguars history, the city of Jacksonville has been on its heels, waiting for word on what would happen. Who would be the new head coach? Where does Jacksonville go from there? Yesterday, their questions were answered, at least in part. Jaguars owner Shad Khan announced late Thursday evening that the team would be hiring former University of Florida and Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer, one of the most accomplished college...
Jan 14, 2021
Jaguars hire Urban Meyer as head coach: 3 immediate takeaways

Jaguars hire Urban Meyer as head coach: 3 immediate takeaways

Photo by Doug Benc/ The Jaguars waited patiently to land their perceived top target in Urban Meyer. Made official not long ago, the Jaguars have landed one of the best collegiate coaches in history and perhaps one of the most prolific head coaches in general, at any level. “This is a great day for Jacksonville and Jaguars fans everywhere,” said Jaguars Owner Shad Khan. “Urban Meyer is who we want and need, a leader, winner and champion who demands excellence and produces results. While Urban already enjoys a legacy in the game of football that few will ever...
Jan 14, 2021
Uuuuurban, welcome to Duuuuval

Uuuuurban, welcome to Duuuuval

It appears the Jacksonville Jaguars have their new head coach, if Urban Meyer rumors are to believed. The team will be bringing on the former Ohio State and Florida Gators head coach to their ranks. It’s an exciting day, even though it was probably the worst kept secret of the offseason since the team fired former head coach Doug Marrone and decided to go in a new direction. Meyer certainly gives them a new direction. Let’s give Uuuuuuuuuuuuuurban a nice Duuuuuuuuuval welcome. You can grab the new shirt here. It’s also available in a hoodie, if you just...
Jan 14, 2021
Urban Meyer rumors: Jaguars set to hire new head coach

Urban Meyer rumors: Jaguars set to hire new head coach

Photo by Kevin C. Cox/ The Jaguars are set to hire its next head coach, and it’s a splash. The Jacksonville Jaguars are set to hire former Florida Gators and OSU head coach Urban Meyer as its next head coach, according to multiple reports. While the deal is not finalized, the overwhelming reports surfacing indicates the deal will get done at some point today. With that, there are plenty of rumors and speculation regarding Meyer and the Jaguars’ head coaching gig, including some speculation as to who the former college championship winner will bring in, and how the...
Jan 14, 2021
Jaguars to hire Urban Meyer as new head coach

Jaguars to hire Urban Meyer as new head coach

Photo by Meg Oliphant/ The Jaguars have found their next head coach. What were mere rumors for several weeks has now become a reality as the Jaguars are set to hire former Florida Gators and Ohio State Buckeyes head coach Urban Meyer, according to a report from Ian Rapoport and Tom Pelissero of NFL Network. Meyer last coached college football in 2018, and has been retired for two years as a Fox Sports analyst. Former national-title winning coach Urban Meyer is working toward finalizing a deal to be the next coach with the #Jaguars, per me and @TomPelissero. The deal...