Report: Richt agrees to deal with UM

Former Hurricanes QB to replace Al Golden as head coach


CORAL GABLES, Fla.It'll be homecoming every week for the new Miami Hurricanes head football coach.

ESPN is reporting that former UM quarterback Mark Richt will be the team's next head coach.

Richt, 55, was the Georgia coach until he was relieved of his duties on Sunday.

In 15 years on the sidelines for the Bulldogs, Richt led Georgia to two SEC Championships and was twice named the conference's coach of the year.

Richt will replace Al Golden who was fired on Oct. 25.

With high profile collegiate jobs open around the county, it appears that the school made a quick move to bring Richt back to his alma mater where he played from 1979-82.

On Monday, the Atlanta Journal Constitution reported that Richt was not interested in returning to Miami, and even questioned whether he would coach next season.

University of Miami athletics officials would not confirm the reports.