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Urban Meyer Reveals He May Not Have Retired Without Win Over Michigan

Urban Meyer holding up the Fiesta Bowl trophy.

GLENDALE, AZ - JANUARY 01: Head coach Urban Meyer of the Ohio State Buckeyes holds the Fiesta Bowl trophy after the BattleFrog Fiesta Bowl at University of Phoenix Stadium on January 1, 2016 in Glendale, Arizona. The Ohio State Buckeyes beat the Notre Dame Fighting Irish 44-28. (Photo by Jennifer Stewart/Getty Images)

Earlier this week, Urban Meyer sat down with 10TV to discuss his retirement plans. Meyer revealed he's teaching a class on character and leadership at Ohio State's Fisher College of Business after he leads the Buckeyes in the Rose Bowl against Washington.

During the segment, Meyer also revealed what would have kept him at Ohio State. The Buckeyes destroyed Michigan in The Game, but if Meyer's team lost he's not sure he would have been able to walk away from the team.

In the interview, Meyer said the following about his future if Ohio State lost to Michigan.

"Well, I looked up at the scoreboard when we beat the team up north, and the way we beat them...To be honest with you, if we didn’t win that game, I’m not sure I could leave losing that game."

Meyer went on to say that win gave him confidence that Ryan Day was the right choice as the team's next head coach. "When our team played the way that they did, and I knew coach (Ryan) Day was right there. I’m so confident in what he’s going to do here," Meyer said.

You can see the full interview here.