Urban Meyer Opts For Leave Of Absence

NEW ORLEANS — Less than 24 hours after he resigned, Florida coach Urban Meyer is instead taking an indefinite leave of absence and expects to be on the sideline leading the Gators when next season opens.

“I do in my gut believe that will happen,” he said Sunday at a Allstate Sugar Bowl news conference.

Offensive coordinator Steve Addazio will run the team during Meyer’s absence, but Meyer will coach against Cincinnati on New Year’s Day.   more…