JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Jaguars made the biggest hire in franchise history on Thursday night, announcing Urban Meyer as the next head coach.
It comes at a pivotal time for the team. Jacksonville is coming off of a 1-15 season, with all 15 of those losses coming after a Week 1 victory. Now? The Jaguars are the the biggest story in the NFL.
Meyer is a three-time national champion head coach in college and one of the most successful coaches in history (187-32).
The reaction to Meyer’s hire poured in across social media as soon as it was announced.
Jaguars defensive end Josh Allen
The University of Florida
Meyer won two national championships with the Gators.
Former USC and Arizona Cardinals QB Matt Leinart
Coach became a great friend the last two years. Coach is also one of the most competitive people I’ve ever been around and by far the greatest Leader I know! @CoachUrbanMeyer I’ll miss you brother. Best of Luck! @Jaguars— Matt Leinart (@MattLeinartQB) January 15, 2021
Jaguars defensive end Adam Gotsis
DUVALLLL!!!!! Lets goooo!!!!— Adam Gotsis (@gotsis96) January 15, 2021