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MIKE VRABEL RUMORS & GOSSIP

Urban Meyer’s wife strikes down rumor of Urban-Mike Vrabel fight

One of the more surprising and possibly overlooked coaching moves of the offseason was Mike Vrabel leaving Ohio State for the Houston Texans. Vrabel, a former linebacker with the Steelers, Patriots and Chiefs, got into coaching after retiring from the NFL in 2011. He started off under former teammate Luke Fickell’s staff and was retained […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Vrabel leaves Ohio State for Texans

Mike Vrabel is leaving Ohio State to join Bill O'Brien's staff with the Houston Texans, an Ohio State spokesperson confirmed on Thursday evening. Vrabel confirmed the move himself on Twitter while thanking fans who watched him coach and play for the Buckeyes. Vrabel went straight from a 14-year NFL playing career into coaching at his alma mater over the last three seasons...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

94 Days Until Buckeye Football Means #94 Mike Vrabel

One of the most well known Ohio State coaches is also one of the most well known former Ohio State and NFL player.  Mike Vrabel was one of the most versatile college defensive ends during an era in which ends weren’t expected to be that way.  He was a first team All-American as a senior and went on to be a star in the NFL, mainly playing for the New England Patriots.  He had...
Via Buckeye Empire
May 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Mike Vrabel Shows Off Stitches, Bruise From Headbutting Ohio State Player’s Helmet (Photo)

When he was in the NFL, Mike Vrabel was considered one of the smarter players on the field. The keyword in that statement is “when” he was in the NFL, because now that’s he’s out, he’s doing some pretty dumb things. Vrabel’s wife recently tweeted out a picture of her husband’s bruised and stitched forehead. According to the tweet, the former Patriot headbutted a player...
Via NESN.com
December 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Mike Vrabel headbutted Ohio State player without a helmet, cut his head (Picture)

New England Patriots fans who watched Mike Vrabel play during the prime years of his career know that his intensity is what made him such an effective defender. Vrabel was one of the leaders of some Super Bowl-caliber defenses under Bill Belichick. Fortunately, he was wearing a helmet in those days. Now, Vrabel is an assistant coach at Ohio State — his alma mater. On Wednesday...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 06, 2012  |  Discuss
OW-MA MATER

Mike Vrabel bloodied by headbutting OSU helmet

You know why Mike Vrabel won’t be headbutting Ohio State players before games from now on? This is what happened to his forehead before the Michigan game, according to his wife, Jen, who wants everyone to see the damage. Jen tweets (@JenVrabel1): Here’s the pic to prove it! Best not to headbutt a guy w/a helmet on when you aren’t wearing one!! Of course the inquisitive reporters...
Via Busted Coverage
December 06, 2012  |  1 Comment

Ohio State Report: Assistant Coach Mike Vrabel headbutted player wearing helmet before Michigan game

Mike Vrabel is an intense man. He loves football and Ohio State. He hates Michigan. Jen Vrabel tweeted a picture this morning of the aftermath of Mike’s pre-game decision to headbutt an Ohio State player- who happened to be wearing a helmet- We consider this a small price to pay for a Buckeye victory in The Game. (Better him than us though.) [Related: Buckeye Learnings]
Via Waiting For Next Year
December 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Shea McClellin's Versatility, Admiration for Mike Vrabel Should Make Him Right Fit for Patriots in Draft

Boise State outside linebacker Shea McClellin already shapes up as one of the draft's best edge players, and he should get some bonus points in the Patriots' eyes for trying to model his game after Mike Vrabel. McClellin has told reporters that he admired Vrabel's playing style because of the value his versatility can bring to the defense. The Patriots will have the opportunity...
Via NESN.com
April 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Ohio State Keeps Fickell, Vrabel on Staff, Add Defensive Coordinator

Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer added another staff member today: Everett Withers, the current interim head coach at the University of North Carolina. Withers has been a collegiate coach for 17 years and has also worked seven seasons in the National Football League: six years (2001-06) as defensive backs coach with the Tennessee Titans under Jeff Fisher, and a year (1994) as a...
Via The Sports Bank
December 21, 2011  |  Discuss
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