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Taver Johnson Officially Returning to Ohio State As Cornerbacks Coach

Taver Johnson is officially returning to Columbus.

Johnson, who was previously Ohio State's cornerbacks coach from 2007-11, was officially re-hired Tuesday as the Buckeyes' new cornerbacks coach, replacing Kerry Coombs.

Johnson comes to Ohio State from Temple, where he was the Owls' defensive coordinator and safeties coach last season.

“I am really pleased to have Taver Johnson join our coaching staff,” Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer said in a release. “I’ve known Taver for a long time, going back to our days at Notre Dame, and I think he is a terrific coach and person.