Jacksonville Jaguars, Urban Meyer in advanced talks about coaching opening, sources say – ESPN

The Jacksonville Jaguars and Urban Meyer are meeting again Thursday as they engage in innovative talks to see whether they can complete an offer, a source informed ESPNs Adam Schefter.Meyer and the Jaguars also satisfied Wednesday, sources said, and Meyer is highly interested in the possibility of coaching in the NFL.The source stated the situation is “trending” toward a deal being completed.There has actually been routine interaction and interaction between the 2 sides, sources informed Schefter, and Meyer has been assembling a training staff, including some assistants from the college ranks, in case he decides to take the Jaguars job.Meyer won 3 national championships and put together a 187-32 college training record throughout stints at Bowling Green, Utah, Florida and Ohio State. He also led the Buckeyes to the 2014 national title and assembled an 83-9 record in seven seasons in Columbus.Jaguars owner Shad Khan fired Doug Marrone on Jan. 4 after Jacksonville completed its worst season in franchise history (1-15). Offensively, the Jaguars ranked 28th or worse in backyards per game, scoring and rushing.

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