OSU football: New assistant Van Malone tricked into starting his coaching career

When Van Malone’s NFL career ended, he had no coaching aspirations. But a coach at Waltrip High School in Houston convinced him to have a chat with the football team at his alma mater, and he quickly learned he had a knack for coaching.

BY GINA MIZELL Modified: July 28, 2012 at 10:25 pm •  Published: July 29, 2012
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STILLWATER — When Van Malone’s NFL career ended in 1998, he considered becoming a police officer. Or perhaps a counselor who helped children stay off the streets and out of trouble.

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