"We are grateful for the success _ on and off the field _ that Michael Haywood brought to Miami's program," athletic director Brad Bates said in a statement.
Haywood takes Pitt job after two seasons at Miami →
"The expense side of college athletics has become such a focal point," said Brad Bates, the athletic director at Miami of Ohio, which knows it won't be asked to come along on the super-conference ride.
Are you ready for some mega-conferences? →