The University of Pittsburgh is expected to introduce Miami (Ohio) football coach Michael Haywood as Dave Wannstedt's successor at a news conference Thursday.
Haywood, 10-15 in two seasons in the Mid-American Conference, held a series of meetings on campus Wednesday with Pitt officials, some of which were seen by students.
Haywood is the only known candidate for the job, although Pitt also may have had interest in new Miami coach Al Golden and new West Virginia offensive coordinator Dana Holgorsen before they took other jobs.
Memphis QB arrested. University of Memphis starting quarterback Cannon Smith has been arrested on charges of public intoxication and disorderly conduct.
Shelby County Sheriff's Office spokesman Chip Washington said the 23-year-old Smith was booked into the county jail after being arrested around 3:30 a.m. Wednesday.
Smith is the son of FedEx founder and CEO Frederick Smith. Details of the quarterback's arrest weren't immediately available.
Rutgers signing. Rutgers has signed the first member of its 2011 football recruiting class. He's center Dallas Hendrikson of Iowa Western Community College. Coach Greg Schiano described Hendrikson as a smart, tough, unselfish player.