Todd Graham To Leave Pitt, Become Arizona State's Head Coach, According To Report

PITTSBURGH, PA - SEPTEMBER 29: Head coach Todd Graham of the Pittsburgh Panthers coaches against the South Florida Bulls during the game on September 29, 2011 at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Pittsburgh coach Todd Graham is leaving the Steel City after one year to take the same position at ASU.

Pittsburgh coach Todd Graham will head west to become the new head coach of Arizona State, according to Yahoo! Sports' Pat Forde. Graham will replace fired ASU coach Dennis Erickson.

Graham was hired by Pittsburgh in January after the Panthers' previous choice to replace Dave Wannstedt, former Miami of Ohio coach Mike Haywood, was arrested on domestic violence charges just two weeks after being hired by Pitt. Prior to his one year in Pittsburgh, Graham had been Tulsa's head coach from 2006 to 2010, and Rice's head coach in 2005.

Graham went 6-6 with Pittsburgh in 2011, but led Tulsa to three 10-win seasons and has just one losing season in six years as an FBS head coach.

For more Graham's hiring from the Sun Devil perspective, head to House of Sparky; for more from the Panthers' side, visit Cardiac Hill. For more on the 2011 college football coaching carousel, check out our dedicated section.

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