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Associate HC/DL Coach Larry Johnson Sr. (Official Thread)

Discussion in 'Buckeye Football' started by ant80, Jan 14, 2014.

  1. ScriptOhio

    ScriptOhio Everybody is somebody else's weirdo.

  2. BuckeyeNation27

    BuckeyeNation27 Goal Goal USA! Staff Member

    He's only been here 5 years?
  3. Nigel Tufnel

    Nigel Tufnel Choking on vomit

    Real question is how much longer he will coach before retiring.
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  4. Mr.Blonde

    Mr.Blonde Pacific Northwest Correspondent

    And/or is there a succession plan? Is L.J in a position to groom his heir?
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  5. MililaniBuckeye

    MililaniBuckeye The satanic soulless freight train that is Ohio St Staff Member Tech Admin

    There have been several high-level defense coaches who have continued into their 70s and maintained their abilities. With Johnson being 67, I'd like to think he could continue at his present level for at least another five years, provided it's what he wants to do. Fortunately it doesn't appears his love for coaching has diminished.
    Nigel Tufnel likes this.
  6. buckeyeintn

    buckeyeintn Senior

    Two words - Dick LeBeau. Highly effective coach in the NFL until he was 80. Not a bad DB either.
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  7. mendensa

    mendensa Senior

    Give him a lifetime extension, a bonus, and let him leave on his terms. Keep him as long as he has the desire to coach. He looks like he still has plenty of passion and fire to recruit and coach up these guys. As long as there is some succession plan so the negative recruiting doesn't start up again like it did 2 years ago when there were rumors floating that he was nearing retirement.
    Cratylus likes this.
  8. maximumblitz

    maximumblitz Buckeye Samurai of Big League Blitzkreig

    When Chase goes to NYC for the Heisman, I believe Coach Johnson should be the one to go with him.
  9. brodybuck21

    brodybuck21 THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY Staff Member Fantasy Baseball Champ

  10. Buckeye86

    Buckeye86 I do not choose to discuss it

    I think Al Washington makes a lot of sense here in terms of replacing Johnson.
  11. Dryden

    Dryden Sober as Sarkisian Staff Member Tech Admin

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