Larry Johnson won't return to PSU

Updated: January 14, 2014, 12:43 PM ET
By Josh Moyer | ESPN.com

Longtime Penn State assistant Larry Johnson Sr., the last holdover from the Joe Paterno era, declined a position with the Nittany Lions' new head coach and informed players Monday afternoon he will not return.

Johnson is expected to join the staff at Ohio State, a source confirmed to Joe Schad. SI.com earlier reported on Johnson's future.

Johnson was first hired by Paterno in 1996 and most recently acted as the interim head coach before Vanderbilt's James Franklin was officially ...

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