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Kerry Coombs Looking Forward to Working With Matt Barnes

Coaching the secondary is a two-person job. For years at Ohio State, one coach would take the cornerbacks and the other controlled the safeties. During his first go-round with the Buckeyes, Kerry Coombs always had the cornerbacks. In his six seasons at Ohio State, Coombs worked with three different safeties coaches. His first two years were spent with Everett Withers…

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Where Will Ryan Day’s Coaching Staff Be Stationed On Game Days?

It won’t be hard to find Ryan Day’s coaching staff on Saturdays this season, provided you know where to look. Some of his assistants will be upstairs, watching the field from the press box. Others will be on the sidelines, able to give face-to-face feedback to their players. As to where the Buckeye assistants will be next Saturday, that is still being worked out.

Ohio State football defensive end Tyreke Smith

Ohio State Football Notebook: ‘Tyreke Smith will be a wicked guy coming off the edge’

In a perfect world, Dwayne Haskins would be back for his redshirt junior season this year and the only questions about the Ohio State quarterbacks would be who’s all going to the Heisman ceremony in December. Instead, Haskins did what anybody would have done and began the career that he went to college to pursue. Now Buckeye head coach…

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Watch: The Room — Buckeye DBs Moving ‘Faster and Faster and Faster and Faster’

The stellar Ohio State social media crew has put together their latest edition of “The Room,” which features defensive backs coach and co-defensive coordinator Jeff Hafley and assistant secondary coach Matt Barnes talking about the process of creating a cohesive secondary. Hafley and Barnes have only been at Ohio State since January, so…