Bryant Haines is in his first season as a defensive graduate assistant coach for the Buckeyes. He works with the team's linebackers. A native of Piqua, Ohio, Haines was a four-year starter and a two-time all-conference performer at Ball State University and was named a Freshman All-American in 2005 and to the Butkus Award watch list as a senior. He came to Ohio State after spending the 2012 season on the Indiana Hoosiers' football staff. He has worked as an assistant coach for the defensive line at Adrian (Alma, Mich.) College (2010-11) and at Manchester (Ind.) University (2009). Haines graduated from Ball state in 2009. He is working on his master's degree at Ohio State in workforce development education.
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