I don't think anyone can say that Urban made the right decision at any point in the season regarding the switch. The competition shouldn't have made it to the season. I don't think the coaches knew what type of identity they wanted to have on offense going in to the year. Idk about Beck and Warinner's relationship with Meyer but I do remember reading stories where Herman would at least disagree with Meyer on certain things and Meyer respected his opinion enough to listen. I think Meyer needed someone like Herman to help him make this decision prior to the season. If Herman was the OC I think he and Meyer would have sat down, Herman would have had a plan for the O and would have told Meyer "this is what guy best suits this" and the decision would have been over. Instead we get the debacle that we had.
Does JT fit the Urban Meyer offense better? Yes, absolutely. If so, he should have been the starter. If they wanted to run a more pro style offense than they should have put CJ in those spots to succeed but they didn't. At the end of the day, those jumping up and down CJ's comments saying that "any D1 player should expect to compete everyday for their job" are right, but for one part, everyday BUT gameday.
Any athlete plays at their highest level when they have confidence and when they know they're free to make some mistakes. JT and Cardale both stated this year that the competition got to them. JT was forcing it, and Cardale was looking over his shoulder, why? Because the staff never put their full confidence in either player which led to the poor play. Those signing JT's high praises must have not watched him much this year because he was off target several times on simple throws and decisions as was Cardale.
Neither kid played near their potential this season due to them feeling like the coaching staff never putting full confidence in either guy. Make the decision in camp, live with the result, and move on. Don't act like you're treating these guys fairly by saying they're in a competition during the season, but then expect them to play their absolute best while you're watching to see when they should be replaced with the other guy. Have the competition in camp, and whoever wins it in camp wins it. Whoever was the starter should have been the starter through thick and thin, unfortunately OSU didn't have that luxury with the national championship pressure put on them.
I love Urban and the way he coaches and cares for his players, but I think he was trying to be too fair this season with the QB comp. I'm not sure I've ever seen a coach handle it properly so it's not just Urban's fault, I think he needed the guy that knew these guys the best and that was TH, but he wasn't afforded that luxury so he did what he thought was best which nobody can fault him for. I just disagreed with how he handled it, alas who am I but a mere fan with no national titles as a coach or anywhere near the experience and knowledge as Urbs. Can't wait for the full revival of JT in 2016.