Former Georgia football head coach Mark Richt has agreed to become the next coach at the University of Miami, according to multiple sources including CBS Sports.
Richt has a new job a mere three days after being fired at Georgia. Miami wasted no time as Richt apparently interviewed there over the weekend. Coaching candidates Greg Schiano, Butch Davis and Dan Mullen all also participated in interviews with the Hurricanes.READ MORE: Click here for Georgia Primary Results
Continuing the trend of coaches returning home, such as Kirby Smart replacing Richt at UGA, Miami is Richt’s alma mater.READ MORE: 18 students dead, at least 1 teacher killed after Texas school shooting
The Canes get a coach who won 76 percent of his games at Georgia over the last 15 years.
Richt was Jim Kelly’s backup at quarterback in the early 1980s at Miami.MORE NEWS: John Driskell Hopkins of Zac Brown Band diagnosed with ALS
CanesInsight.com first reported Richt was headed to Miami according to CBS Sports.