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How much pressure is Ohio State football’s Kerry Coombs under to fix the defense in 2021? Hey, Buckeye Talk

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Ohio State football: How Kerry Coombs will do as sole DC

Now that Kerry Coombs is the only Defensive Coordinator of the Ohio State football team, will he be able to shine?. Everyone knows that the secondary is what held back the Ohio State football team from winning the national title last season. DeVonta Smith killed the Buckeyes in the first half and they were never able to get back in it after his monster performance.
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Kerry Coombs Once Again Has the Buckeyes on Track for Another Fine Haul in the Defensive Backfield

Heading into his second season of stint No. 2 in Columbus, Kerry Coombs and the Ohio State secondary are under the microscope. The Buckeyes will look to rebound in the defensive backfield after an abysmal showing in 2020. Sevyn Banks and Josh Proctor should lead the way, Cam Brown will return from an Achilles injury, and several youngsters have already shown some promise.

Matt Barnes Has “Really Enjoyed” Transition to Secondary Coach, Which He Believes Will Help Kerry Coombs As Ohio State's Defensive Coordinator

In his first two years as an assistant coach at Ohio State, Matt Barnes’ primary job was coaching special teams while coaching defensive backs was his secondary responsibility. Now, it’s the opposite. While Barnes is still helping out with special teams, Parker Fleming is now the special teams coordinator. Barnes...
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Ohio State football: Kerry Coombs will be put to the test

He’s always been a great recruiter for the Ohio State football team. Now we find out whether or not Kerry Coombs is truly a great all-around defensive coach. Kerry Coombs came back to the Ohio State football program last year after leaving to go coach in the NFL for a few years. Last year was his first year back. To say he didn’t meet expectations is a bit of an understatement, as the secondary got torched all year long.

Ryan Day Making A Bet On Kerry Coombs And Everybody Already In The Building With Parker Fleming Hire

The past three weeks offered head coach Ryan Day ample time to reflect. Ohio State didn’t sign anybody on Wednesday’s National Signing Day. The team didn’t start Mickey Marotti-led offseason workouts until Monday. He didn’t have to go out and replace a bunch of assistant coaches or deal with abnormal staff turnover. For the first time in months, he could take a proverbial step back and recalibrate.
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Kerry Coombs Reveals Message To Players After Alabama Loss

Ohio State’s 2020 season ended with disappointment in the national championship game. The Buckeyes’ defense had an especially rough night against Alabama. The Crimson Tide rolled up 52 points and 621 yards of total offense, including 464 through the air. It was a night the OSU defense should want to forget–but defensive coordinator Kerry Coombs doesn’t want them to.

How Kerry Coombs, Buckeyes defense are already learning from Alabama

COLUMBUS — Ohio State was always going to learn from what happened against Alabama. Turns out, the Buckeyes are also leaning on what also happened to Alabama the previous time it played for a national title. After getting shredded last month in South Florida, the defense reconvened for a team...
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Ohio State defensive coordinator Kerry Coombs on blowout loss to Alabama: ‘It’s up to us to learn from it’

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio State football seems willing to let the sting of a lopsided loss to Alabama in the national championship game linger a little bit. Only three weeks ago, Alabama clobbered the Buckeyes 52-24 while rolling up over 600 yards of offense. With that night punctuating a shortened season, OSU finished among the worst in the nation in passing yards allowed per game.