Ohio State will reportedly welcome back a familiar face to the coaching staff for the 2020 season.

According to a report from Lettermen Row, Kerry Coombs is expected to return to the Buckeyes coaching staff this season, leading the secondary. He departed Ohio State following the 2017 season and had a two-year run with the NFL’s Tennessee Titans.

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Lettermen Row is reporting that Coombs is expected to become the co-defensive coordinator at Ohio State, as well as coach the secondary. He had been on the Buckeye staff from 2012-17, for most of Urban Meyer’s tenure in Columbus. He started out as the cornerbacks coach in the 2012 season before being promoted to also coordinator special teams.

In 2017, Coombs was the assistant defensive coordinator, cornerbacks coach and special teams coordinator for the Buckeyes. He returns to Columbus after spending two years as the secondary coach with the Titans.

The news comes one day after Tennessee was eliminated from the NFL playoffs, falling to the Kansas City Chiefs 35-24. The Titans were one victory short of reaching the Super Bowl.

Coombs will come in to replace Jeff Hafley, who was the co-defensive coordinator and secondary coach for Ohio State in 2019. He was offered and took the head coaching job at Boston College following his lone season with the Buckeyes.

An official announcement is expected sometime Monday.