COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Former All-Pro linebacker Mike Vrabel is retiring from the Kansas City Chiefs and returning to his alma mater as an OhioStateassistant coach.
Vrabel ends his 14-year career to become the linebackers coach with the Buckeyes. The position was previously held by his college roommate and teammate, Luke Fickell, who was elevated to interim head coach when Jim Tressel resigned May 30.
Vrabel played forPittsburgh and New England before closing out his career with the Chiefs. Vrabel played eight seasons with the Patriots, winning three Super Bowl titles.