Ohio State hires Arkansas' Ash, finalizes deal with Penn State's Johnson

Tuesday January 14th, 2014
Chris Ash returns to the Big Ten after spending three years at Wisconsin, two as defensive coordinator.
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The move will carry big recruiting implications, as Johnson was long considered Penn State's most important recruiter. His presence on the Ohio State staff will increase the Buckeyes' recruiting arm in both Pennsylvania and Washington D.C., where Johnson was a longtime high school coach.

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