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Ohio Northern hires Devin Russell as next offensive coordinator

Feb 15, 2018 - Comments: 0

ONU head football coach Dean Paul announced on Wednesday that offensive line coach Devin Russell will be the team’s next offensive coordinator. The decision was announced 13 days after former offensive coordinator Mike Schmitz, who had filled the position for five years, announced his retirement.

Paul also said that David Price, the defensive line coach, will now assume additional responsibilities as the team's recruiting coordinator. Russell had previously filled that position.

Schmitz retires, leaving Northern with big shoes to fill

Feb 06, 2018 - Comments: 0

Ohio Northern is looking for a new offensive coordinator after former coordinator Mike Schmitz announced his retirement last Thursday.

The university plans to hire a new offensive coordinator within the next two weeks, athletic director Tom Simmons and head football coach Dean Paul told the Northern Review on Monday. Paul said that he and the university will consider both internal and external hiring options.

Closing time: Where each ONU fall sports team stands down the stretch

Oct 15, 2017 - Comments: 0

There are two weeks until ‘Championship Week,’ when the OAC Tournaments for volleyball, men’s and women’s soccer take place, the ONU men’s and women’s cross country teams run in the OAC Championship meet, and the football team heads toward the end of their regular season (although their last game isn’t until Nov. 11).

This means that it’s time to evaluate where each ONU fall sports team stands coming down the stretch, and which games, meets or matches might play a pivotal role in determining their place in the conference.

Read below for a team-by-team breakdown:

 

Northern faces defensive test in home opener

Sep 15, 2017 - Comments: 0

Two weeks ago, as the mid-Michigan sunset tinted Adrian’s Docking Stadium orange, Ohio Northern found itself in an all-too-familiar scenario.

After the Polar Bears led 21-16 heading into the fourth quarter, Adrian running back Emmanuel Stewart scampered into the endzone just two minutes into the period to take the lead.

ONU lost three games in the fourth quarter in 2016, resulting in a disappointing 5-5 finish. It had been on their mind all offseason. This couldn’t be happening again, could it?

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