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Urban Meyer Getting Praised For His Performance On FOX Show

A closeup of Urban Meyer during an Ohio State Buckeyes press conference.

COLUMBUS, OH - DECEMBER 04: Head coach Urban Meyer of the Ohio State Buckeyes answers a question during a press conference at Ohio State University on December 4, 2018 in Columbus, Ohio. At the press conference Meyer announced his retirement and offensive coordinator Ryan Day was announced as the next head coach. Meyer will continue to coach until after the Ohio State Buckeyes play in the Rose Bowl. (Photo by Kirk Irwin/Getty Images)

Urban Meyer was pretty good at the whole coaching college football thing. It's looking like the former Ohio State head coach will be good at the TV thing, too.

FOX has debuted its new college football pregame show this morning, which features Meyer along with Matt Leinart, Reggie Bush, Brady Quinn and host Rob Stone.

The show is meant to be somewhat of a competitor for ESPN's College GameDay, which has dominated the pregame show market for years.

Meyer has brought an intriguing coaching presence to the show.

The former Ohio State head coach is being praised for his early work on the pregame show. His performance was highlighted by this segment in which explained the evolution of the run-pass option offense.

Meyer is hoping his show on FOX can take away some viewers from GameDay.

“We’re in direct competition with ESPN’s College GameDay,” he said, per “They are the best, and they’ve had a 25-year head start. Our goal is to make a dent.”

The show airs on FOX from 11 a.m. to noon E.T. It'll carry right into FOX's big noon game, which today features Meyer's old team in Ohio State.