J.T. Cocherell, Peegs.com

Ohio State Officially Names Kevin Wilson Offensive Coordinator

Ohio State officially announced the hiring of Kevin Wilson as its new offensive coordinator.

After plenty of speculation, it's now official – Kevin Wilson is Ohio State's offensive coordinator.

Ohio State confirmed the news via press release Tuesday afternoon, noting that Wilson would also coach tight ends for the Buckeyes. That means he is taking over the same role that Ed Warinner held last season, but Warinner is not mentioned in Ohio State's press release.

In addition to announcing Wilson's hire, the release stated that new hire Ryan Day would be a co-coordinator in addition to his duties as quarterbacks coach. It also confirmed that Bill Davis will be the linebackers coach, replacing Luke Fickell who is now the head coach at Cincinnati.

Wilson previously spent six years as Indiana's head coach before leaving the program after the 2016 regular season ended. Wilson led a Hoosier team that led the Big Ten in passing three times – 2012, 2013 and 2015.

The new Ohio State assistant also spent seven years at Miami (1992-98) as an offensive coordinator and three years at Northwestern (1999-2001). After that, he spent nine years coaching under Bob Stoops at Oklahoma, and was either co-OC or OC from 2002-10. Wilson won the Frank Broyles Award in 2008 as the nation's top assistant coach.


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