Urban Meyer confirmed he has no interest in leaving Ohio State for the NFL.

There had been reports of the Cleveland Browns preparing to offer Meyer a deal to make him the highest paid coach in the NFL.

"I am proud and honored to be the head football coach at The Ohio State University," Meyer stated, per the Dispatch. "I have no interest whatsoever in any other position outside of my job coaching the Buckeyes."

Meyer is the third highest-paid coach in college football, according to USA Today, with a base salary of $5.86 million this year.