Ryan Crow is in his second season as a defensive graduate assistant coach on the Ohio State football staff. He initially joined the staff in January 2017. He works with the team's linebackers.
A linebacker for coach Gregg Brandon at Bowling Green State University from 2007 through 2010, Crow was initially a walk-on who went on to earn a scholarship. He graduated from BGSU with his degree in exercise science in 2011.
Crow then moved on to the University of Florida as a strength intern for one spring and then to Purdue University, where he was an assistant strength and conditioning coach for the football and baseball teams in 2011-12. In 2012 he joined the football coaching staff and worked for two seasons as a graduate assistant coach for the offensive line and also worked in recruiting.
Crow worked at Baldwin Wallace for three seasons, from 2014-16. In 2014 he was offensive line coach, but he was promoted to offensive coordinator/offensive line coach for the 2015 season and held the position for two years, until he joined the Ohio State coaching staff.
Crow is originally from Findlay, Ohio, and he is a graduate of Arcadia High School. He and his wife, Holly, reside in Worthington.
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