Ohio State Officially Names Corey Dennis As Quarterbacks Coach
Ohio State’s senior quality control coach for the offense, Corey Dennis, has officially been promoted as the new quarterbacks coach for the team.
Dennis, a 27-year-old who is the son-in-law to former Buckeyes head coach Urban Meyer, has been with the program since 2015, when he was an intern, and was promoted to a graduate assistant the next year before eventually becoming a quality control coach in July 2018.
“Corey is a talented young coach and someone I’ve worked closely alongside for three seasons,” Ohio State head coach Ryan Day said in a statement. “He knows our system and he knows how we teach. I think he is going to allow us to develop some continuity in the quarterback room, and that’s important. I also believe that he is going to be an excellent recruiter for us.”
Dennis, originally from Troy, Ala., played college football at Georgia Tech, appearing in 54 games at a variety of positions. He was named a team captain in his senior season.
He is married to Nicki Meyer, Urban Meyer’s daughter and former volleyball player at Georgia Tech.
Dennis was initially linked to a quarterbacks coach position at Colorado State, but decided to stay in Columbus after the previous quarterbacks coach, Mike Yurcich, left to join Tom Herman’s staff in Texas.
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