On Saturday, Urban Meyer announced that he will step down as the head coach of the University of Florida Gators, after discussing the matter with his family.
Meyer had been admitted to the hospital after the SEC title game with chest pains, and has been diagnosed with a heart valve muscle defect.
Meyer will retire after coaching the Gators in the Allstate Sugar Bowl on January 1, 2010. In the 5 years since he took over the Florida program he has accumulated a 95-18 record with 2 National Titles, and 3 National Coach of the Year Awards.
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