Purdue coach confirms Bollman to MSU
EAST LANSING - Michigan State fans are still awaiting official word from the university regarded an apparent pending hiring of Jim Bollman as offensive coordinator or a co-coordinator.
Meanwhile, Purdue head coach Darrell Hazell confirmed on Friday that Bollman has left Purdue to be a coordinator at Michigan State.
Hazell, Purdue's first-year head coach, hired Bollman to be the Boilermakers' offensive line coach January.
Various reports this week suggest that Bollman has agreed to leave Purdue in order to take the vacant offensive coordinator job at Michigan State. Friday, Hazell confirmed this transaction while speaking with a reporter for the Lafayette (Ind.) Journal and Courier. The reporter, Mike Carmin, relayed the quotes via Twitter:
Sources indicate that Bollman may share coordinator duties with a current Michigan State staff member. MSU fans continue to await official announcement from Michigan State on the specifics.