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ESPN: Urban Meyer will be home for dinner

Published: Wednesday, Aug. 8 2012 2:53 p.m. MDT

Ohio State head football coach Urban Meyer speaks during the 2012 Big Ten football Media Day, Thursday, July 26, 2012, in Chicago. (M. Spencer Green, ASSOCIATED PRESS) Ohio State head football coach Urban Meyer speaks during the 2012 Big Ten football Media Day, Thursday, July 26, 2012, in Chicago. (M. Spencer Green, ASSOCIATED PRESS)

Our take:Former Ute football coach talks about the need and his renewed commitment to balancing work and family.

Framed above his desk hung the contract he signed with his kids, written on pink notebook paper.

1. My family will always come first.

2. I will take care of myself and maintain good health.

3. I will go on a trip once a year with Nicki -- MINIMUM.

4. I will not go more than nine hours a day at the office.

5. I will sleep with my cellphone on silent.

6. I will continue to communicate daily with my kids.

7. I will trust God's plan and not be overanxious.

8. I will keep the lake house.

9. I will find a way to watch Nicki and Gigi play volleyball.

10. I will eat three meals a day.

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