Georgia Southern University

Ohio State assistant football coach will speak on Nov. 28

Butch Reynolds, a former Olympic runner and the current speed coordinator for the Ohio State University football team, will visit the campus of Georgia Southern University on Tuesday, Nov. 28.

After speaking to exercise science students and faculty during the day, Reynolds will make a public presentation at 7:30 p.m. in the auditorium of the College of Education Building.

‘Ohio State is currently the No. 1 college football team in the United States in Division I-A,” said Dan Czech, an associate professor of exercise science in Georgia Southern’s Department of Health and Kinesiology. ‘Coach Reynolds will talk about why the Buckeyes are faster, and he will also discuss running science, mental toughness and his Olympic experiences.”

Reynolds  who set the world record in the 400 meters in 1988 and then went on to compete in three Summer Olympics  is in his second year as a member of Ohio State\\\’s football staff. He serves as an assistant strength and conditioning coach for the Buckeyes, specializing in speed training and nutrition.

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