Former college coach Urban Meyer has a stellar track record that demonstrates his leadership ability.
Fans recall Meyer's subsequent transformation of the Florida Gators into one of the most successful teams of the era.
However, there is a proverb that goes,'suffering from success,' and this proverb was applicable in Urban Meyer's case. Meyer's physical and emotional health suffered significantly throughout the 2009 season.
Meyer defeated Alabama in the SEC championship game a year ago and went on to win the national championship by defeating Oklahoma 24-14.
It was his second national championship with the Florida Gators. During the 2006 season, he won his first championship. As a result, there were many expectations.
throughout a presentation on HBO's "Real Sports with Bryan Gumbel" a few years back, Urban Meyer discussed dealing with tremendous stress and melancholy throughout the 2009 season.
The pressure of repeating as national champions wore him down to the point that he lost 37 pounds and dropped from 217 pounds to 180 pounds.
That season, the Florida Gators went unbeaten and seemed like serious candidates for the national championship. They then lost to Alabama in the SEC Championship game,
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