Brady Hoke has caught a lot of guff in the past due to his unwillingness to wear a headset during large portions of Michigan games. Today, he clarified that he only wears a headset WHEN IT MATTERS.
“What people don’t realize, I wear a headset when I need to wear a headset,” Hoke responded, adding, “I have a guy behind me who is telling me every call. When guys come off the field, when guys are on the sideline -- (not wearing a headset) allows me to coach.”
But Brady Hoke isn't entirely as rigid in the philosophy that's amassed him a sterling 26-13 record at Michigan.
New offensive coordinator Doug Nussmeier, a man that was replaced by Lane Kiffin, will coach from the sidelines next year:
Hoke said that next season he will be “front and center” with Nussmeier and defensive coordinator Greg Mattison, as both will be alongside him on the sideline.
This will be a change from the last seasons.
Former Michigan offensive coordinator Al Borges directed his pro-style offense from the coaching booth above the field from 2011 through 2013.
Interesting times are afoot in Ann Arbor.