For the second time this NFL season, Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Urban Meyer has publicly acknowledged he isn’t involved in making a return to the school sport on the age of 57.
A report surfaced earlier on Tuesday claiming Meyer “does not want to re-enter the college ranks at this point in his life” though the three-time nationwide champion coach beforehand mentioned he considered the Notre Dame Fighting Irish place as a “dream job.” That gig is open now that Brian Kelly has jumped to the LSU Tigers, however Meyer confirmed his intentions whereas talking with Los Angeles media afterward Tuesday forward of Jacksonville’s Week 13 sport on the Los Angeles Rams.
“I’m not a candidate,” Meyer mentioned of Notre Dame’s search, per Myles Simmons of Pro Football Talk. “Obviously I spent six years of my life there, so great respect for Notre Dame, and as I do USC, UCLA, like we talked about. But I’m committed to the Jaguars and doing the best we can to turn this thing around.”
Simmons provides Meyer served as receivers coach at Notre Dame from 1996 by 2000.
Meyer was linked with the USC Trojans in September after that program dismissed head coach Clay Helton however mentioned on the time there was “no chance” he was pursuing that job. Since then, the Jaguars have fallen to 2-9, but it surely appears the membership’s disappointing document and season aren’t inflicting Meyer to rethink his NFL tenure as Christmas approaches.