COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio State coach Urban Meyer today announced that Ed Warinner has been promoted to offensive coordinator and that Tim Beck, offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach at Nebraska the past four years, has joined the staff as co-offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach.
Warinner, co-offensive coordinator the past three years in addition to his offensive line duties, has been instrumental in Ohio State’s record-setting offenses that have set dozens of school and Big Ten records, including season marks — twice — for points (including 672 in 2014) and touchdowns (90 in 2014), a Big Ten record for rushing yards (4,321 in 2013) and school records for passing yards (3,707 in 2014) and passing touchdowns (42 in 2014).
“Ed Warinner is certainly deserving, experienced and well-qualified for the offensive coordinator position,” Meyer said. “I’m pleased to be able to promote from within our program and I believe he is going to be an excellent coordinator for us.”
Warinner represents the sixth offensive coordinator to work under Meyer and the previous five have all become head coaches, including Tom Herman, now the Houston coach.