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Ohio State AD Reveals What Urban Meyer Has Been Like In Retirement

urban meyer and his wife shelley meyer after the rose bowl

PASADENA, CA - JANUARY 01: Ohio State Buckeyes head coach Urban Meyer and wife Shelley Meyer celebrate after the Ohio State Buckeyes win the Rose Bowl Game presented by Northwestern Mutual at the Rose Bowl on January 1, 2019 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Former Ohio State head football coach Urban Meyer is a little more than a month into his retirement from college football. How is post-coaching life going for the three-time national champion?

According to Ohio State's athletic director, Gene Smith, things are going pretty, pretty well.

Meyer, 54, is settling into his new role within Ohio State's athletic department. The former Buckeyes' head coach is an assistant athletic director now.

“He’s relaxed, he’s more comfortable, he’s learning a lot,” Smith said, per Eleven Warriors. “His eyes are wide open to this side of the house, administrative side. He’s really, really embraced all of our other sports.”

Smith also explained what some of Meyer's early tasks in his new job have been.

From the report:

One of Smith’s first required tasks for Meyer in his new role has been to meet with the head coaches for each of Ohio State’s other sports, “because every team has a different culture, and he needed to understand that,” Smith said. Meyer has also been meeting with student-athletes from a wide variety of Ohio State sports. Last weekend, Meyer helped launch the “Lead Like a Buckeye” program, an initiative he is running alongside associate athletic director of sport administration and student-athlete development Carey Fagan, which is focused on helping team captains become better leaders.

Meyer is reportedly getting paid $100,000 for his new role as assistant athletic director.

He's managing to have some off-the-field fun in retirement, too.

You can read Smith's full quotes on Meyer's new gig here.