Ohio State Buckeyes, defensive coordinator Greg Schiano split

49ers DB coach Jeff Hafley departs for Ohio State

"I, personally, also want to thank Greg for his wisdom and thoughtful guidance during my time as acting head coach this season". The move comes a day after MI defensive line coach Greg Mattison was added to the staff as co-defensive coordinator. He was the coach of the Bucs in 2012 and 2013 after spending 11 seasons as Rutgers' head coach.

So who takes Flores' spot if he winds up joining one of the four teams who have interviewed him for a head-coaching job? Mattison will serve in the role with former San Francisco 49ers defensive backs coach Jeff Hafley.

Mattison has been a solid recruiter and stabilizing force for a MI coaching staff that's undergone plenty of turnover during the Harbaugh era.

Washington was defensive line coach on Luke Fickell's Cincinnati staff in 2017 before jumping to MI.

Schiano, who was the Buccaneers head coach from 2012-13, wants to explore his options in the National Football League, new Buckeyes head coach Ryan Day said in a statement. But as a very vocal segment of Tennessee fans voiced their displeasure with Schiano - some for dubious reasons - the deal was called off and Tennessee ended up going with Jeremy Pruitt after a tumultuous search.

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Marc Givler of BuckeyeGrove.com is reporting that Ohio State is hiring Michigan's linebackers coach. Greg is a terrific coach.

Considering Mattison celebrated his 69th birthday in November 2018, it's hard to imagine he plans on being Ohio State's defensive coordinator for the next decade.

Stay tuned for an official announcement from Ohio State.

Washington had been at MI for one year.

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