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Urban Meyer must ‘regain our trust’ after ‘inexcusable’ video, says Shad Khan

Footage of Meyer sitting on a stool at a bar in Columbus, Ohio, as a girl danced near his lap went viral on the weekend earlier than one other clip emerged of the married 57-year-old showing to the touch the ladies’s backside on the identical evening.

“I’ve addressed this matter with Urban. Specifics of our dialog shall be held in confidence,” Khan mentioned in a press release.

“What I’ll say is his conduct final weekend was inexcusable. I respect Urban’s regret, which I consider is honest. Now, he must regain our belief and respect.

“That would require a private dedication from Urban to everybody who helps, represents or performs for our group. I’m assured he’ll ship.”

After the video was shared on-line, Meyer admitted he acted “silly” and apologized to his group for being an unwelcome distraction to preparations.

He additionally acknowledged his household was left “upset” by the state of affairs.

“I simply apologized to the group and workers for being a distraction,” Meyer advised reporters on Monday.

“It was silly. So I defined every thing that occurred, owned it. It’s silly. I shouldn’t have myself in that form of place.”

Meyer has guided the group to an 0-4 begin in his NFL debut season and didn’t fly again with the Jaguars after Thursday’s loss to the Cincinnati Bengals.

“I stayed to see the grandkids and all of us went to dinner that evening,” he defined.

“There was an enormous group subsequent to our restaurant. They wished me to come back over and take footage, and I did.

“They had been making an attempt to drag me out on the dance ground screwing round and I ought to have left.”

The Jaguars face the Tennessee Titans of their subsequent sport on Sunday.

Meyer’s final head teaching job was with Ohio State, from 2012-2018. He helped steer the group to a nationwide title in 2014. He additionally received two nationwide championships when he was head coach of the Florida Gators, in 2006 and 2008.

After stepping down as head coach at Ohio State, Meyer was a studio analyst for Fox Sports.

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