Report: Ohio State is hiring former Iowa State head coach to be defensive analyst
Ohio State is hiring for Iowa State head coach Paul Rhoads to an analyst position, per a report.
That’s according to Yahoo!’s Pete Thamel:
Sources: Former Iowa State head coach and Arizona DC Paul Rhoads is joining the staff at Ohio State as an analyst.
— Pete Thamel (@PeteThamel) February 10, 2021
Rhoads is mostly known for serving as Iowa State’s head coach from 2009-15. He had a decent run with the Cyclones, but never got beyond seven wins.
Since that stint in Ames, Rhoads has bounced around different assistant jobs. He spent two years at Arkansas, two years at UCLA and, most recently, was Arionza’s defensive coordinator.
He was with the Wildcats for just one year as they parted ways with head coach Kevin Sumlin after the 2020 season.
Rhoads has been with Ohio State before. He was a graduate assistant with the Buckeyes back in 1991. That was his second job in his coaching career.