PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The first step in replacing Dave Wannstedt reportedly took place last night.
Chris Peak, of Pantherlair.com, is reporting that Pitt officials met Wednesday night with Oklahoma State offensive coordinator Dana Holgorsen about Pitt’s head coaching vacancy.
Holgorsen, 39, is one of the hot, young coaching candidates and is considered one of the top offensive minds in college football.
In his first year as Oklahoma State’s offensive coordinator, the Cowboys ranked No. 1 in the country in total offense, No. 3 in scoring offense, and No. 2 in passing offense.
Prior to joining Oklahoma State, Holgorsen’s offenses at Houston and Texas Tech were among the most prolific in all of college football.
2010-current: Oklahoma State offensive coordinator
2008-09: Houston offensive coordinator
2000-07: Texas Tech co-offensive coordinator, offensive coordinator