Coaching Profile: Head coach Luke Fickell

With Luke Fickell set to become the new head coach of the University of Wisconsin football team, the Wisconsin Badgers will have a new face running...

December 1, 2022
3:14 AM

With Luke Fickell set to become the new head coach of the University of Wisconsin football team, the Wisconsin Badgers will have a new face running the program. One of the top head coaches in all of college football, Fickell brings plenty of experience to Madison. Here is a look at who he is and what he brings to the job. Name: Luke Fickell Role: Head Coach Hometown: Columbus, Ohio High school: Saint Francis DeSales High School in Columbus, Ohio Alma mater: Ohio State University Previous coaching experience: Luke Fickell has held the following roles over the course of his college coaching career: Graduate assistant at Ohio State (1999) Defensive line coach at Akron (2000-2001) Special teams coach at Ohio State (2002-2003) Linebackers coach at Ohio State (2004) Co-defensive coordinator and linebackers coach at Ohio State (2005-2010) Interim head coach at Ohio State (2011) Co-defensive coordinator and linebackers coach at Ohio State (20012-2016) Head coach at Cincinnati (2017-2022) Playing history: Luke Fickell was a multi-year starter at Ohio State, making 50 straight starts as a defensive tackle for the Buckeyes.

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