Former Michigan State quarterback Peter Badovinac will be spending the 2018 season in Columbus, Ohio. Badovinac will be a defensive graduate assistant on Ohio State’s staff next season, according to Chris Vannini of The Athletic.
Badovinac, who spent the 2011 and 2012 seasons with Michigan State, was the linebackers coach at Missouri State for the past three seasons.
Former Michigan State QB Peter Badovinac reportedly joining Ohio State staff
Former Michigan State quarterback and Missouri State LB coach Peter Badovinac is joining Ohio State as a GA, a person with knowledge of the situation tells The Athletic. https://t.co/hK1xAnkVER
— Chris Vannini (@ChrisVannini) March 9, 2018
Badovinac started his college career at Drake but transferred to Mark Dantonio’s program in 2010. After sitting out the 2010 season, Badovinac appeared in a pair of games for Michigan State in the 2011 season. The Inverness, Ill. native did not see any game action in his senior season.
Badovinac was not officially listed on Ohio State’s coaching staff as of Friday afternoon.
Urban Meyer made two additions at the assistant level this offseason. Ohio State brought in Alex Grinch as its 10th assistant coach, and Taver Johnson was hired after Kerry Coombs left for a job in the NFL. The Buckeyes started spring practice on Tuesday.