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Greg Schiano Reveals He's Staying With Ohio State

A closeup of Greg Schiano with his hand on his chin.

TAMPA, FL - DECEMBER 15: Greg Schiano, head coach of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, watches the action during a game against the San Francisco 49ers at Raymond James Stadium on December 15, 2013 in Tampa, Florida. San Francisco won the game 33-14. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Schiano isn't going anywhere.

The New England Patriots lost longtime defensive coordinator Matt Patricia. The star DC left New England to take the head coaching job at Detroit.

With Patricia heading to the Lions, the Patriots have a huge assistant coaching void to fill. Bill Belichick was reportedly interested in Ohio State defensive coordinator Greg Schiano.

According to an earlier report from Football Scoop, Schiano decided to leave the Buckeyes for the NFL. Bruce Feldman is offering a different perspective, however.

The college football insider spoke with Schiano, who isn't going anywhere. Despite the addition of top assistant coach Alex Grinch from Washington State, Schiano will remain as the Buckeyes' defensive coordinator.

Schiano reportedly told recruits earlier this morning that he's staying with Ohio State. It looks like that's going to happen.

Schiano, 51, has been at Ohio State since 2016. Urban Meyer asks all of his assistant coaches to give him two years and Schiano has done that -- but now he appears ready for more.

Here's the report from Bruce Feldman.

It's huge news for Ohio State. The Buckeyes return several star starters from last season's defensive line, and now Schiano is returning to lead them for another season.