JACKSONVILLE – The owner of the Jacksonville Jaguars, Shad khan, publicly rebuked the head coach Urban meyer for his behavior over the weekend.
“I have attended to this matter with Urban. The details of our conversation will be kept private, “he stated. Khan in a statement published on the social networks of the Jaguars. “What I will say is that your conduct this past weekend was inexcusable. I appreciate the remorse of Urban, which I think is sincere. Now, you must regain our trust and respect. That will require a personal commitment of Urban with everyone who supports, represents or plays for our team. I’m sure it will deliver. “
Meyer, 57, apologized in a meeting with the team on Monday for his actions on Friday, a day after the defeat of the Jaguars, 24-21, against the Cincinnati Bengals.
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You can enjoy the NFL on Star +, subscribe here. Meyer did not fly back to Jacksonville with the team after the game and instead went to Columbus to visit his grandchildren. Meyer He said that he and his relatives went to his restaurant, Urban Meyer‘s Pint House on Friday night, and people at a nearby event asked to take pictures with him. Meyer He said he should have left when people tried to get him to dance with them.
A nine-second video showing Meyer sitting with his back to the bar in an Ohio State sweater while a young woman danced near him was posted on social media Saturday night.
“I apologized to the team and staff for being a distraction,” he noted. Meyer. “Just stupid, so I explained everything that happened and acknowledged it. Just stupid. I shouldn’t put myself in that kind of position.”
About an hour after the press conference of Meyer On Monday, another video appeared on social media that appeared to show Meyer touching a woman’s butt while sitting at the bar. The woman appeared to be wearing the same clothing (jeans and a white blouse) as the woman in the first viral video.
Meyer is in its first year with the Jaguars after leading Florida and Ohio State to three national titles and admitted he is unsure how this incident will affect his leadership with the team.
The Jaguars They are 0-4 and have lost 19 straight games since beating the Indianapolis Colts at the start of the 2020 season.
Jacksonville, who hosts Tennessee on Sunday, has lost seven of the last eight meetings with the Titans. A loss to Tennessee would give the Jaguars the second longest losing streak in NFL history; only the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have a longer losing streak (26 consecutive losses between the 1976-77 seasons).