Brady Hoke hired as Michigan football coach
“He is a terrific coach and will be a great ambassador and leader for our football program," Brandon said of Hoke, a former defensive line coach at Michigan. "We look forward to having him build a championship program on the field and in the classroom.”
The announcement came hours after LSU announced Les Miles, who had interviewed for the Michigan job, would remain as the Tigers coach. Hoke replaces Rich Rodriguez, who was fired last week after three seasons with the Wolverines.
Hoke -- who also coached his alma mater, Ball State, from 2003-08 -- will be introduced as the Wolverines coach in a news conference Wednesday.
-- Chuck Schilken
The Associated Press contributed to this report.
Photo: Brady Hoke. Credit: Christopher Hanewinckel / US Presswire