COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Third-year Ohio State defensive line coach Mike Vrabel is jumping back to the NFL to rejoin new Houston Texans coach Bill O’Brien.
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.
Eleven former “outstanding” Ohio State student-athletes, including Buckeyes defensive line coach Mike Vrabel , will be inducted into the Ohio State Athletics Hall of Fame this fall.
Ohio State has officially announced the hiring of Everett Withers as co-defensive coordinator, and Urban Meyer will also keep first-year linebackers coach Mike Vrabel on staff.
Vrabel joined the Buckeyes this summer after a 14-year standout career in the NFL.…
Luke Fickell is going to be a very good coach someday.
He does many things very well. He’s a great recruiter. He has great managerial and organizational skills. He has a solid rapport with players.
By luring Mike Vrabel out …
The Ohio State University will finally turn the page and begin a much anticipated new era in about an hour, and Buckeye fans are chomping at the bit to see how the Bucks will look, sound, and feel after the …
Mike Vrabel Returns to Ohio State as a Linebackers Coach
Some good news today for Ohio State. Luke Roberts, a 6’2″, 215-lb linebacker from Lancaster, Ohio announced on Facebook that he has committed to play football at Ohio State. It is not surprising that the first recruit to commit to …
Ohio State’s Coaching Staff- Head Coach Luke Fickell
Jim Bollman- OC/Offensive Line
Nick Siciliano- Quarterbacks
Doc Tressel- Running Backs
Stan Drayton Jr.- Wide Receivers
John Peterson- TE/Recruiting Coordinator
Jim Heacock- DC/Defensive Line
Mike Vrabel- Linebackers
Taver Johnson- Defensive …
It has obviously been a rough couple of months for Ohio State, from the Jim Tressel resignation to Terrelle Pryor’s departure to some disappointing news on the recruiting front.
But Buckeyes fans could celebrate Monday, as the official word that …