Jim Tressel had good success as a Head Coach of the Scarlet & Gray in 2001-10 in Columbus. Won 106 games as a Head Coach. Had a whole bunch of good 3-star recruits during that time frame. Became good players in Jim Tressel’s system. Had good Defensive Teams as well too. Won a whole bunch of games on Defense. 2002 National Champions against the Miami Hurricanes in Tempe, AZ. Defense rose to the occasion in 2OT in a 31-24 route. Had some big time recruits as well too. 9-1 against the Michigan Wolverines. Good mind of getting that one done when it counted. Knew what he was doing. Did it in the right way. Play Smart Football At All Times. Mark Dantonio & Jim Heacock where good Defensive Coordinators as well too. Good Defensive Head Coach In College Football.
Urban Meyer had a good run as Head Coach for the Scarlet & Gray in 2012-18 in Columbus. Went 85-9 as a Head Coach. Recruited big time players out of High School. Developed them very well. Took a lot of them to the NFL. Succeed in that level. Good Offensive Genius in College Football. Top 5 Offensive Team In 2012-18. Score a lot of points in different styles. Good Defensive Teams to go along with that one. Won games when they needed to the most. Won the 1st Annual College Football Playoff National Championship Title in 2014. Urban is had a good run in Columbus.
Ryan Day did a very good job as Interim Head Coach for the Scarlet & Gray in Columbus. Won 3 games as Interim Head Coach in 2018. He was ready to become the Head Coach of the team in 2019. Won 13 games as 1st Year Head Coach of the Scarlet & Gray. Took them to the College Football Playoff & lose to the Clemson Tigers by 5 points in Tempe, AZ. Good Offensive Genius as well too in College Football. Good Recruiter as a Head Coach in College Football. Solid 2020 Recruiting Class & 2021 Class is even better then the 2020 Class for Ohio State. Good Defensive Coordinator in Greg Mattison now. Top 5 Defensive Team in the nation in 2019. Jeff Hafley took the job as Head Coach at Boston College in 2020. Kerry Coombs coming back as Co-Defensive Coordinator in 2020 once again on his 2nd stint in Columbus. Also a good Defensive Recruiter with Greg Mattison. Ryan kept the good tradition going once again.
Those 3 Head Coaches ran different styles of Football. They where successful at doing it right. Being comfortable on what they needed to do out there as well. Those 3 Head Coaches won games of doing that one. Good mind on that department. Hard to judge on which Head Coach is better. They ran different schemes & other stuff they ran. Knew what they where doing. Those 3 are good College Football Head Coaches at Ohio State. Good minds of that one too. Knew how to use the talent on a year in & year out basis. They knew how to win when it counted the most. Good mind of that one. Play to your expectations needed to be at all times. Jim Tressel, Urban Meyer, & Ryan Day had a good mind of doing it right. All 3 of them are good Head Coaches period in Columbus. They represented the University very well.
Go Buckeyes Jim Tressel, Urban Meyer, & Ryan Day…….