Mike Vrabel enters only his third season in coaching following a 14-year NFL playing career, but the Ohio State assistant might never again face a challenge like the one that sits before him. It’s rare when a defensive line coach steps on the practice field and doesn’t see a single starter from the previous season. How rare? According to Ohio State’s athletics communications staff, the Buckeyes haven’t had a complete overhaul of their starting defensive line since the 1985 season, when all three top spots had to be filled.
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