Larry Johnson Reportedly Made A Decision On His Future At Ohio State

first_imgLarry Johnson gives speech to Ohio State.With Urban Meyer’s impending retirement, there will be questions about some of Ohio State’s assistant coaches sticking around under Ryan Day. Defensive line coach Larry Johnson will reportedly stick around.Johnson isn’t one to jump jobs, as many other college football assistants do.Johnson coached at Penn State from 1996-2013 as defensive line coach, only leaving after Bill O’Brien’s departure to the NFL. He then joined Urban Meyer’s staff in where he’s coached since.Sophomore Ohio State defensive end Chase Young says that Larry Johnson has assured players he’ll be back for next year.He spoke to Eleven Warriors‘ Dan Hope, and revealed what Johnson said.Forget the teens, Ohio State’s biggest recruiting win this year might be landing a 66-year-old veteran coach for another season.Folks, Larry Johnson is coming back.“He told me he’s going to be back,” Chase Young said on Wednesday, according to my esteemed and beloved colleague Dan Hope. “If y’all know who coach Johnson is, he’s a man of his word. So he’ll be back.”Eleven Warriors hinted that it could have a big impact on the decision of five-star defensive end Zach Harrison, the local prospect who may be leaning towards Michigan over the Buckeyes.Even if it doesn’t seal the deal there, Johnson has long been known as an ace recruiter. Keeping him on campus is a huge win for Ryan Day.[Eleven Warriors]last_img

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