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It's an exciting day in Ohio as James Laurinaitis returns home! The beloved Ohio State alum is joining the coaching staff as the Linebacker Coach.Ohio State Buckeyes fans are in for a treat, as legendary alum and NFL star James Laurinaitis returns to Columbus as the team's new Linebacker Coach. With a career full of successes and awards, Laurinaitis is sure to bring a winning spirit to the Ohio State sideline.

Learn more about the hiring and how Coach Laurinaitis will contribute to the team.

According to the head coach, Ryan Day, "Coach Laurinaitis brings an enthusiasm and passion for the game that will be an incredible addition to our coaching staff. We are thrilled to welcome him back home and can't wait to see what he helps us achieve this season." Coach Laurinaitis' knowledge of the game, leadership qualities, and competitive spirit make him a great asset. He will help guide the team's linebackers to success on and off the field.

Overview of James Laurinaitis' Tenure as an Ohio State Alum.

James Laurinaitis enjoyed great success during his playing career at Ohio State. He was selected as a three-time All-American and won the prestigious Bronko Nagurski Award in 2006. While at Ohio State, he set a program record for most tackles in a season with 130. In 2008, he helped lead the Buckeyes to a 7-1 regular season and a Big Ten Co-Championship. He also received several individual accolades while at OSU, such as Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year (2008 & 2007) and First Team All-Big Ten honors three times.

The Impact of His Coaching on the Linebacker Position.

With Laurinaitis' expertise, the linebackers of the Ohio State team will receive the best possible guidance to reach their full potential. His experience and skills as a player give him an incredible opportunity to teach and motivate these athletes. He will not only be able to provide them with strategies and techniques but also bring some of his enthusiasm and spirit into their training sessions. Furthermore, with his deep understanding of the linebacker position, he will be able to help them recognize any potential issues they may have while on the field, and how they can go about correcting it.

How He Will Help Develop Future Buckeyes into Stars.

Building up the linebackers of the future at Ohio State is one of the primary jobs James Laurinaitis has taken on. His experience from playing in the NFL and college football, allows him to bring an unique perspective to the coaches' table. Moreover, he will utilize key elements such as strength training, agility drills and film analysis to develop the players’ skills. With his help, he can bring out players’ natural talents and ability so they can reach their full potential. Laurinaitis will be helping mold Buckeyes of tomorrow into stars today.

Ways He Can Unite the Team In and Out of Practice.

The magic of James Laurinaitis doesn't only have to be seen on the field; his experience in professional sports intertwined with college experience gives him a unique ability to bring all types of players together. In addition to coaching the linebackers, he can playa mentorship role for the younger players and establish relationships within the group by talking about his experiences playing in both levels of competition. This will help to foster an environment where teammates can trust each other and work towards common goals as a team, both on and off the field.

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