Miami fires offensive coordinator Josh Gattis after only one season

Josh Gattis’ Miami tenure lasted all of 1 season.

The college introduced Friday that it had fired Gattis. He served as Miami’s offensive coordinator in 2022 after becoming a member of from Michigan.

Gattis was employed by coach Mario Cristobal after Cristobal left Oregon to change into Miami’s head coach. The Hurricanes went 5-7 in 2022 and completed two video games worse than they did in 2021 below Manny Diaz.

The offense took an enormous step again too. Miami scored 34 factors per sport in 2021 and scored simply 23 a sport in 2022. The Hurricanes additionally averaged simply 5.3 yards per play after 6.2 yards per play in 2021.

QB Tyler Van Dyke had a promising freshman season in 2021 with practically 3,000 yards and 25 TDs and simply six interceptions in 10 video games. He threw for simply 1,835 yards in 9 video games in 2022 with 10 TDs and 5 interceptions.

Gattis’ future with this system was a supply of hypothesis in latest weeks and his firing comes as little shock. It additionally implies that Miami is out there for an offensive coordinator together with Michigan and Alabama. Coincidentally, these are Gattis’ earlier two employers.

Gattis spent three seasons with the Wolverines earlier than coming to Miami and gained the Broyles Award for the highest assistant coach within the nation in 2021 as Michigan made the School Soccer Playoff.

Earlier than his stint at Michigan, Gattis was Alabama’s co-offensive coordinator and extensive receivers coach in 2018. He got here to Alabama after spending 4 seasons at Penn State.

The 2022 season is already a giant one for Cristobal and the Hurricanes. He was employed from Oregon to assist enhance Miami again into the higher tier of school soccer. As an alternative, Miami ended the season with three losses in its last 4 video games and misplaced these three contests to Florida State, Clemson and Pitt by a mixed margin of 98 factors.

According to Rivals’ Canes Country, former UNLV coach Marcus Arroyo could possibly be a prime candidate to exchange Gattis. Arroyo labored with Cristobal at Oregon and was the Geese’ offensive coordinator in 2019 earlier than turning into the Rebels’ head coach.

Josh Gattis was at Miami for only one season. (Picture by Michael Reaves/Getty Photos)

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