Bill O’Brien reportedly leaving Ohio State for Boston College HC job-ZoomTech News

Bill O’Brien reportedly leaving Ohio State for Boston College HC job-ZoomTech News

Ryan Day’s current rent of Invoice O’Brien as Ohio State’s offensive coordinator is likely to be short-lived, as O’Brien is a number one candidate to turn into the subsequent Boston School head coach, per FOX Sports’ Bruce Feldman.

Boston School had a late head coach opening after one of many greatest faculty soccer teaching cycles in current reminiscence successfully ended when former HC Jeff Hafley left to turn into the subsequent defensive coordinator for the NFL’s Inexperienced Bay Packers. 

Boston School is reportedly focusing on candidates with previous head teaching expertise, which incorporates O’Brien, in addition to Texas analyst and former Wisconsin head coach Paul Chryst, and present Military head coach Jeff Monken, sources advised Feldman. The Boston Herald additionally reported Monday that O’Brien is deep in negotiations with the ACC college.

O’Brien has seen success as each a school head coach — serving to rebuild Penn State within the wake of the Jerry Sandusky sexual abuse scandal — and within the NFL, main Houston to 4 AFC South titles and two playoff wins over six full seasons earlier than his 2020 firing following an 0-4 begin to the season.

O’Brien, a Boston native, made his identify as an assistant in New England, serving to Invoice Belichick, Tom Brady & Co. to the Tremendous Bowl as offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach in 2011 earlier than departing for Penn State. He additionally had a profitable stint in the identical function underneath Nick Saban at Alabama in 2021 and 2022, serving to quarterback Bryce Younger turn into a Heisman Trophy winner and the primary total choose within the 2023 NFL Draft. 

After a rocky 2023 season in his second stint as Patriots OC, O’Brien shocked many when he returned to the school ranks and was employed as Ohio State’s offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach on Jan. 19. 

The hiring marked a significant shift for Day in what figures to be a transformative offseason for the Buckeyes. Day, a former offensive coordinator himself earlier than being tabbed as City Meyer’s successor in 2019, had been working the Buckeyes’ offense and calling performs since he took over as Ohio State’s head coach. 

It stays to be seen whether or not Day will re-assume these duties if O’Brien does certainly depart for Boston School.

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