Interior Defensive Line Coach Steve Szabo

Steve Szabo Ohio State 1981
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Past Teams
Ohio State

College: U.S. Naval Academy

OSU Coaching History:

1979-81: Tackles and Middle Guards

1981 Media Guide: Steve Szabo joined the Ohio State University football staff in January, 1979. He had been a member of Earle Bruce’s Iowa State staff. Szabo’s duties at Ohio State are to work with the defensive tackles and middle guards.

Szabo is a native of Evergreen Park, Illinois and a graduate of Mendel High School in Chicago. He was an honor student at Mendel and an all-Chicago football player. He attended the U.S. Naval Academy and majored in physics. At Navy, he lettered in football and lacrosse and won All-American honors in lacrosse.

After graduating from Navy, Szabo served four years in the Marines. Following his discharge in 1969, he began as an assistant coach at Johns Hopkins. He went to Toledo the following year and in 1971 went to Iowa. In 1974 Szabo went to Syracuse before going to Iowa State in 1977. In two years at Iowa State, Szabo developed two All-Americans and five all-Big Eight players.

Steve and his wife, Nancy, have two children, daughter Christine and son Michael.