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Urban Meyer Named To Dodd Trophy Preseason Watch List

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July 11, 2018 at 4:51pm

This isn't exactly breaking news, but Ohio State coach Urban Meyer is expected to be among the best coaches in college football once again this season.

Meyer was named Wednesday as one of 20 preseason watch list candidates for the 2018 Dodd Trophy, which honors a coach who is successful on the field but also stresses the importance of scholarship, leadership and integrity off the field. 

The full list of candidates:

Coach School Conference
Paul Chryst Wisconsin Big Ten
James Franklin Penn State Big Ten
Justin Fuente Virginia Tech ACC
Mike Gundy Oklahoma State Big 12
Jim Harbaugh Michigan Big Ten
Bryan Harsin Boise State Mountain West
Clay Helton USC Pac-12
Tom Herman Texas Big 12
Brian Kelly Notre Dame Independent
Gus Malzahn Auburn SEC
Urban Meyer Ohio State Big Ten
Will Muschamp South Carolina SEC
Gary Patterson TCU Big 12
Chris Petersen Washington Pac-12
Mark Richt Miami ACC
Lincoln Riley Oklahoma Big 12
Nick Saban Alabama SEC
David Shaw Stanford Pac-12
Kirby Smart Georgia SEC
Dabo Swinney Clemson ACC

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