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From Champs To Chomped: How Urban Meyer Broke Florida Football

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Urban Meyer of the Florida Gators stands amongst his players during warm-ups against the Oklahoma Sooners during the FedEx BCS National Championship on January 8, 2009.
Urban Meyer of the Florida Gators stands amongst his players during warm-ups against the Oklahoma Sooners during the FedEx BCS National Championship on January 8, 2009.

Multiple sources told Sporting News that Meyer—who won two national championships in six years at Florida and cemented his legacy as one of the game’s greatest coaches—told the Diggs family that he wouldn’t let his son go to Florida because of significant character issues in the locker room.

Character issues that we now know were fueled by a culture Meyer created. Character issues that gutted what was four years earlier the most powerful program in college football.

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