Urban Meyer New Ohio State Football Coach

November 28, 2011 Updated Nov 28, 2011 at 6:49 PM EDT

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Urban Meyer New Ohio State Football Coach

November 28, 2011 Updated Nov 28, 2011 at 6:49 PM EDT

Urban Meyer is back on the college football sidelines.

The former Florida coach was announced as the new football coach at Ohio State on Monday, the university announced.

"I am honored and humbled by the opportunity to return to Ohio State," Meyer said in a university news release. "This University and the State of Ohio have enormous meaning to me. My duty is to ensure that Ohio State's football program reflects and enhances the academic mission of the institution. I am part of it, I believe in it, and I will live it."

Meyer, an Ohio native, won two national championships at six seasons at Florida (2005-10). He also has served as head coach at Utah and Bowling Green.

Read the Ohio State news release HERE.