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Greg Mattison Ohio State and the line between ‘regular people’ and big business

Greg Mattison Ohio State and the line between ‘regular people’ and big business

Alex Grinch left for Oklahoma after just one season with the Buckeyes.

"I want to thank coach Greg Schiano for the example he set every day, for the players and the members of this coaching staff, of what it means to be selfless, committed and dedicated", Day said.

Former Wolverine defensive line coach Greg Mattison and former San Francisco 49ers assistant Jeff Hafley will join the Buckeyes as co-defensive coordinators, the school announced Monday afternoon. The two were on staff together at Notre Dame during the late 1990s, and Meyer brought Mattison to Florida to be his co-defensive coordinator and defensive line coach from 2005-07.

New head coach Ryan Day worked with Hafley for one season for the 49ers.

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When Schiano landed, then quickly lost the head job at Tennessee last November, Belichick defended his friend, saying he has "the utmost respect" for Schiano and "zero reservations" about his character. He was so close to being the team's coach that he was in the final stages of agreeing to the deal. His contract with Ohio State was set to expire January 31, according to a report from ESPN.

The Buckeyes' linebackers were arguably the biggest weakness of Ohio State's 2018 team. His defensive lines at MI were some of the best in the country the last few years, and he'll look to transform an Ohio State unit that has plenty of talent but didn't play up to it for most of the season.

Stay tuned for an official announcement from Ohio State.

Michigan's defenses under coordinator Don Brown have been some of the best in the country in recent years.

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