Archie Griffin has to be smiling today after Ohio State hired Urban Meyer as its new head football coach. Griffin, who rushed for 100 yards in an  NCAA-record 31 straight games, played in four Rose Bowls as a member of the Buckeyes. After a tumultuous year, Ohio State fans are hoping Meyer can bring the good times back to Columbus. (Neil Leifer/SI)
STAPLES: What has and hasn’t changed since Meyer left FloridaMANDEL: Meyer’s main issue at Ohio State will be himselfVIDEO: From Ashtabula to Columbus: Urban Meyer’s roadVIDEO: Meyer and Ohio State are a perfect fit

Archie Griffin has to be smiling today after Ohio State hired Urban Meyer as its new head football coach. Griffin, who rushed for 100 yards in an NCAA-record 31 straight games, played in four Rose Bowls as a member of the Buckeyes. After a tumultuous year, Ohio State fans are hoping Meyer can bring the good times back to Columbus. (Neil Leifer/SI)

STAPLES: What has and hasn’t changed since Meyer left Florida
MANDEL: Meyer’s main issue at Ohio State will be himself
VIDEO: From Ashtabula to Columbus: Urban Meyer’s road
VIDEO: Meyer and Ohio State are a perfect fit