Urban Meyer Health Issues - Urban Meyer Health Issues 2009. Meyer coached the Florida Gators to two BCS National Championship Game victories during the 2006 and 2008 seasons.Meyer will coach his final game with the Gators in the January 1 Sugar Bowl against Cincinnati. Meyer will be available to the media on Sunday afternoon in New Orleans for a Sugar Bowl press conference. He has checked into a hospital several times in December complaining of nausea and chest pains.
“Coach Meyer and I have talked this through and I realize how hard this was for him to reach this decision,” Athletics Director Jeremy Foley said. “But, the bottom line is that Coach Meyer needed to make a choice that is in the best interest of his well being and his family. I certainly appreciate what he has meant to the University of Florida, our football program and the Gator Nation. I have never seen anyone more committed to his players, his family and his program. Above all, I appreciate our friendship.”