Urban Meyer to Notre Dame speculation goes back to before he was even the head coach at Florida. Meyer grew up rooting for the Fighting Irish, and moved on from Utah the same off-season that Notre Dame hired Charlie Weis.
Ahead of this season, his first as a commentator for FOX Sports, he explained why he went to Florida instead. Ultimately, he felt that the Gators had the superior roster, while Notre Dame was much more of a rebuild coming off of the Tyrone Willingham era.
Weis found his most success early on in South Bend. It is hard to refute Meyer's choice though. He captured two national titles in his first four years with the Gators.
Through full national title-winning tenures at Florida and Ohio State, Notre Dame murmurs have persisted in the background. They've been complicated by Brian Kelly's success at the school, which includes a BCS National Championship and College Football Playoff appearance, but some still think it could happen.
Notre Dame's blowout loss at Michigan on Saturday opened the door for more speculation.
This morning on ESPN's Get Up!, Paul Finebaum went so far as to say that the program should move on from Kelly after the 45-14 loss. He followed that up saying that bringing in Urban Meyer would be the "wise move."
Apparently the constant speculation over his future, whether at Notre Dame, USC, or somewhere else, doesn't sit well with Urban Meyer's wife Shelley.
This afternoon, she took to Twitter to lash out at unnamed media people who "act like they know" things about what her family will go on to do.
At first, the target here wasn't totally clear. When another Twitter user responded with a Brian Kelly gif, Shelley Meyer responded, saying that the Notre Dame coach is a "great guy" and doing just fine.
Obviously coaches and their family members never want to openly covet other coaches' jobs, but the fact that Shelley Meyer responded to random Twitter user @BUCGATOR19 at all is somewhat notable.
Kelly is 86-41 at Notre Dame, including all games from the vacated 2012 and 2013 seasons. The team is 5-2 on the season after Saturday's loss.