The CFB live crew discusses whether Ohio's chief executive, Urban Meyer, will return to the Buckeyes next season. His health problems on Tuesday, which introduced a cyst in his brain, first appeared in 1
998 was diagnosed, causing severe headaches.
Meyer details the severity of the arachnoid cyst, which has caused problems to flare up in the last two years. The cyst causes frequent pain on the left side of the head, he said. He said he was responsible for causing him to fall to his knees on the sideline to Indiana this month.
Meyer said, "I am committed to Ohio State, the football program, as long as I can."
Meyer, 54, said so far that the pain was manageable, and he had kept OSU sports director Gene Smith informed of his condition.
"He and I talked about his health," Smith told The Columbus Dispatch. "He shared with me that he wants to continue the coaching.
" He has a management plan for what he's dealing with. I think he did it exceptionally well. I'm 100 percent of his leadership. We have incredible medical support at the university. So I do not have the concerns that everyone else seems to disclose. "
Meyer said the medical problems were separate from the off-field problems that led to three interventions at the beginning of the season.
" It's a medical problem, "Meyer said," we can do it. "We work hard." The state of Ohio also issued a statement from Dr. Ing. Andrew Thomas, Meyer's personal physician, from.
"Over the past four years, we have worked closely with Coach Meyer to monitor and treat the symptoms that have occurred with his enlarged congenital arachnoid cyst, including aggressive headaches that have flared up over the past two years."