position Graduate Assistant – Defense
Sean Duggan joined the Ohio State football program in February of 2019 and will serve as a defensive graduate assistant for the Buckeyes.
Duggan’s connection with head coach Ryan Day extend to Duggan’s playing days at Boston College. Duggan suited up in 45 games for the Eagles from 2011 through 2014, during which time Day was the team’s wide receivers coach and offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach. Duggan joined the BC staff in 2015 as the team’s defensive graduate assistant and helped the unit produce the nation’s top total defense and No. 4 scoring defense (15.3 points/game).
Duggan served on the University of Hawai’i staff as the linebackers coach for the 2016 and 2017 seasons. While at Hawai’i, Duggan guided a host of successful Rainbow Warriors, including 2016 All-Mountain West First Team choice Jahlani Tavai and NFL-bound Jerrol Garcia-Williams.
Last season, Duggan was the linebackers coach at the University of Massachusetts. During his stay in Amherst, he mentored Bryton Barr, a New England Football Writer’s Association (NEFWA) All-Region team selection. Barr was also the ECAC Defensive Player of the Year.