Urban Meyer knows what it takes to get a team prepared for a big conference championship game. The former Ohio State and Florida head coach led the Buckeyes and the Gators to several league championships. Just last year, Meyer led Ohio State to a blowout win over Northwestern.
The key to these games: “Focus on the white rope,” Meyer tells his players.
The three-time national title-winning head coach got the advice from former Florida head coach Billy Donovan.
Meyer shared his full advice to this year’s team on Big Ten Network.
.@CoachUrbanMeyer went 5-2 in conference title games.
His advice to his teams before playing for the 👑?
"Focus on the white rope."
— Big Ten Network (@BigTenNetwork) December 2, 2019
Ohio State enters tonight’s game as a sizable favorite over Wisconsin. The Buckeyes could lock up the No. 1 spot in the College Football Playoff with a win.
The Big Ten Championship Game is set to kick off at 8 p.m. E.T.
The game will be on FOX.