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Urban Meyer rumors: Jacksonville Jaguars set to hire new head coach

The Jaguars are set to hire its next head coach, and it’s a splash.

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The Jacksonville Jaguars are set to hire former Florida Gators and OSU head coach Urban Meyer as its next head coach, according to multiple reports. While the deal is not finalized, the overwhelming reports surfacing indicates the deal will get done at some point today.

With that, there are plenty of rumors and speculation regarding Meyer and the Jaguars’ head coaching gig, including some speculation as to who the former college championship winner will bring in, and how the structure of the organization will play out with Meyer in the fold.

The Jaguars have certainly taken their time in this year’s hiring process. After the ousting of Doug Marrone and general manager Dave Caldwell, the team’s power structure has been completely shaken up, but how much will it change if Meyer is in the fold?

ESPN’s Adam Schefter says the two sides are finalizing a deal:

NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport adds more substance, stating the Jaguars were the focus:

ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler mentions two potential assistant coaches coming along with Meyer:

Sports Illustrated’s Albert Breer states Meyer would want facility upgrades:

What do you think? Urban Meyer is likely the team’s next head coach, but how much of an impact will he make in Jacksonville? Let us know in the comments below!