Mark Richt will be Miami‘s next coach, sources confirmed to ESPN.com’s Brett McMurphy and Mark Schlabach on Wednesday.
News of the hiring was reported earlier by CanesInSight.com.
Georgia announced Sunday that Richt would not return as its football coach. Richt, who coached there for 15 years, will lead the Bulldogs in their bowl game following a 9-3 finish to the regular season.
Miami fired Al Golden in late October after more than four seasons coaching the Hurricanes.
Information from The Associated Press was used in this report.
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