Captain's Corner Audio - Replacing Assistants

It's been another busy offseason for Ohio State when it comes to assistant coaching changes. OSU head coach Jim Tressel has had his hands full trying to find outstanding replacements for departed assistants Mark Snyder and Mel Tucker. In today's Captain's Corner Audio, Jerry Rudzinski analyzes the new coaches on the staff and gives his thoughts on what they will bring to Ohio State. Click the link for more.

For the second straight year, OSU's coaching staff will look quite different from the year before. Paul Haynes has been brought in from Michigan State and Tim Beckman was brought over from Bowling Green to fill the holes left by the departures of defensive coordinator Mark Snyder to Marshall and DBs coach Mel Tucker to the Cleveland Browns. Meanwhile, current assistants Jim Heacock and Luke Fickell were promoted to defensive coordinator and assistant defensive coordinator respectively.

In today's Captain's Corner Audio, 1998 OSU captain Jerry Rudzinski discusses the changes, particularly the promotion of Jim Heacock, and what he thinks of the new staff. Believe it or not, Jerry thinks the staff is better than before. Click below for this week's audio:

Captain's Corner Audio - 5/2/2005

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