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Urban Meyer Explains Why He's Excited About This Year's Ohio State Team

Urban Meyer speaking into a microphone for the Big Ten network.


Urban Meyer has a lot of work to do this season. The Ohio State football coach has to replace a ridiculous amount of talent after losing 10-plus players to the NFL. The three-time national champion is still very excited about this year's squad, though.

Urban Meyer appeared on the Big Ten Network's BTN Live on Tuesday with BTN's college football crew making its preseason tour stop in Columbus.

The 52-year-old head coach says it's a ton of fun coaching a bunch of young guys.

"There's no entitlement," he says.

It certainly helps having a poised, veteran quarterback in J.T. Barrett, too.

"He's the ultimate leader for us," Meyer said.

Here's the full interview.

Ohio State is currently in fall camp. The Buckeyes, ranked No. 5 in the preseason Coaches' Poll, open the season on Saturday, Sept. 3 against Bowling Green at Ohio Stadium.