Thursday, December 15, 2011

Pitt Head Coach

Todd Graham has bolted Pitt to become the new head coach at Arizona State. Here are five potential candidates we see as possible replacements:

Sal Sunseri - Alabama Assistant Head Coach/Linebackers Coach
  • Was an assistant at Pitt from 1985-92 after playing LB for the Panthers from 1978-81.

Mike Pettine - New York Jets Defensive Coordinator
  • Graduate assistant at Pitt in 1993 and '94.
  • Was a high school coach in Pennsylvania for 12 years before starting his NFL coaching career. His father, Mike Sr. is a legendary high school coach in the state of PA.

Teryl Austin - Baltimore Ravens Defensive Backs Coach
  • Played defensive back at Pitt from 1984-87.

Russ Grimm - Arizona Cardinals Assistant Head Coach/Offensive Line Coach
  • Played OL at Pitt from 1977-80.

Mike Sherman - ex-Texas A&M Head Coach
  • Graduate assistant at Pitt in 1981 and '82.

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