U-M Hires Nussmeier as new OC

Breaking: Brady Hoke announced the hiring of Doug Nussmeier as Michigan's new offensive coordinator.

ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Michigan coach Brady Hoke officially announced the hiring of new offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach Doug Nussmeier today, just a day after the firing of Al Borges.

Nussmeier, held the same position at Alabama the past two season.

"Doug is a highly respected offensive coordinator and has earned a reputation as being a great mentor to quarterbacks, specifically, where he's coached Pro Bowlers, top NFL draft choices and Heisman trophy finalists," said Hoke in statement in written statement provided by the university website. "Doug has been successful at every coaching stop with his balanced and explosive offenses, and he brings national championship experience. He is an excellent addition to our coaching staff and football program, and we are excited to have Doug, Christi and their children join the Michigan family."

"I am extremely excited to join the University of Michigan and work with Brady Hoke, the staff and players," said Nussmeier in a written statement. "I'm proud of what we accomplished in two seasons at Alabama, and I owe a great deal to Coach Saban for that opportunity. Michigan is a program I've always had deep respect for, and I'm looking forward to getting started in Ann Arbor and being a part of the great tradition there."

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