Multiple media outlets are reporting that Miami University of Ohio head coach Michael Haywood will be the next head coach of the Pitt Panthers. He has reportedly signed a five-year deal.
Haywood was reportedly on campus Tuesday and interviewed with Pitt.
Here’s some background on Haywood:
He’s in his second season as coach at Miami, Ohio. In his first season, he went 1-11, but rebounded to go an impressive 9-4, winning the MAC Conference.
The 46-year-old has experience at some big-time football schools. Prior to becoming head coach at Miami of Ohio, Haywood was offensive coordinator at Notre Dame (2005-08).
Here’s the other schools he’s been with:
Notre Dame (2005-08)
Texas, RB coach, (2003-04)
LSU, RB coach (1995-2002)
Ball State, WR/RB coach (1993-94)
Ohio U., LB coach (1991-92)
Army, DE/DB coach (1989-1990)
Haywood also played college football for Notre Dame from 1984-86.