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Urban Meyer Asked If He’d Have Interest In The Michigan Job

A closeup of Urban Meyer walking down Ohio State's sideline.

ANN ARBOR, MI - NOVEMBER 28: Head coach Urban Meyer of the Ohio State Buckeyes looks on during the froth quarter while playing the Michigan Wolverines at Michigan Stadium on November 28, 2015 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Ohio State won the game 42-13. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

With Michigan looking unimpressive through three games, there's been speculation that Jim Harbaugh's days in Ann Arbor are numbered. Additionally, some have pondered if Urban Meyer would ever take the Michigan job.

Meyer tortured the Wolverines during his time at Ohio State, winning all seven matchups against UM. Would he really turn around and coach there?

Meyer's wife Shelley doesn't think so, and the coach himself pretty much squashed any possibility of it happening during a radio appearance today.

When asked by former Ohio State linebacker and 97.1 THE FAN host Bobby Carpenter if he would "head up to Ann Arbor if that job comes up," Meyer wasted no time in answering.

His response was a resounding 'no.'

Now, Meyer has come out of retirement before, and we're still pretty convinced he's going to coach somewhere again, perhaps as soon as next season.

But Michigan? It doesn't make sense. First of all, Harbaugh isn't getting fired; he'd only leave if he felt stifled at his alma mater and wanted to return to the NFL.

More importantly, it would be hard to see Meyer want to subject himself to the story line of switching sides in arguably the biggest rivalry in college football. He could find another job without that added pressure.