When a new offensive or defensive coordinator joins a college football team, that generally means some changes are coming as well. Depending on the reason for the new hire, those changes can be dramatic or slight. If the previous coordinator was fired, expect sizable changes. If the previous coordinator took a head coaching job, then those changes may not be so noticeable.
Everybody’s path to the NFL Draft is unique in some way, and former Ohio State cornerback Damon Arnette is no different. Arnette had quite the storied career at Ohio State, but those stories didn’t always have fairy tale endings. There were ups and downs in his five years, but he certainly finished with a flourish and is now about to transition to this next chapter in his life as an NFL player.
Ohio State defensive coordinator Kerry Coombs and defensive line coach Larry Johnson took part in a conference call together Wednesday morning. They talked about the challenges of being a coach in the current environment and answered a number of questions regarding their respective position groups. Here are the highlights.