Ohio State’s New Assistant Coach Has High Praise For Jim Harbaugh

first_imgHead coach Jim Harbaugh of the Michigan Wolverines reacts during the college football game against the Michigan State Spartans at Michigan Stadium.ANN ARBOR, MI – OCTOBER 17: Head coach Jim Harbaugh of the Michigan Wolverines reacts during the college football game against the Michigan State Spartans at Michigan Stadium on October 17, 2015 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The Spartans defeated the Wolverines 27-23. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)Ohio State head coach Ryan Day made headlines during his first offseason when he hired away a pair of assistants from rival Michigan. One of those coaches was linebackers coach Al Washington.Washington spoke following today’s spring practice at his new school. He spent just one season at Michigan under Harbaugh, but apparently it was enough to make a major impact on him.The son of an Ohio State alum, Washington had high praise for Harbaugh and Michigan defensive coordinator Don Brown when speaking with the media today.“I’ve always been a scarlet and grey guy, but I’m just gonna say this,” Washington said. “Jim Harbaugh and Don Brown – Don Brown, that guy – talk about influential. That guy: I love him. I’ve learned so much from him. I’m proud to say that. That was tough sometimes to think about (leaving), but I love being here for Ohio State. This is Ohio State. But I just want to say that, because it’s important to say.”The full video is below, courtesy of Eleven Warriors‘ Dan Hope.Ohio State linebackers coach Al Washington talked today about the respect he still has for Jim Harbaugh and Don Brown after leaving Michigan. “That was tough, because relationships. But I love being here, for Ohio State.” Said Ryan Day and Jim Harbaugh are “both elite coaches.” pic.twitter.com/PbFUB9yfDV— Dan Hope (@Dan_Hope) March 21, 2019Washington joins former Michigan defensive line coach Greg Mattison in Columbus. Mattison was hired by Day to become Ohio State’s new defensive coordinator.[ Wolverines Wire ]last_img

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