In the biggest college football news of the night (no), the Pittsburgh Panthers are reportedly set to announce Tulsa coach Todd Graham as the successor to short-lived Mike Haywood. Tulsa’s Fox 23 reported the move early Monday afternoon, with Pete Thamel confirming later.
In four years as Tulsa head coach, Graham went 53-36 with three bowl wins. He also led Rice to a 7-6 record in 2006.
Thamel reports Graham has signed a six-year deal to be announced tomorrow, while Fox 23 reports it’s a five-year deal worth $10 million, a raise over his current $1.3 million annual haul and has him leaving for Pittsburgh tonight.
Former Tulsa offensive coordinator, who was recently hired to fill the same role on the Clemson Tigers staff, is a top candidate for the Tulsa job according to Fox 23.
Haywood was fired after being arrested on a domestic violence charge very shortly into his Pitt tenure.
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