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Herb Haygood
Position: Offensive Intern
Alma Mater: Michigan State
Graduating Year: 2007

Herb Haygood joined Miami University football's coaching staff in August of 2011. He will serve as an offensive intern, assisting with the RedHawk wide receivers. Most recently, Haygood was an assistant coach at Saginaw Valley State, coaching wide receivers and special teams from 2007 to 2010.

Just prior to that, he served in the same capacities at Olivet College in 2006 and 2007. Haygood also was an intern and student assistant strength and conditioning coach at his alma mater, Michigan State University, in 2005.

An outstanding receiver at Michigan State, Haygood won four varsity letters for the Spartans from 1997-2001 and was elected team captain his senior year. Current Miami head coach Don Treadwell was Haygood's receiver coach at MSU. Herb also was an All-American kick returner for the Spartans.

As a professional athlete, Haygood was drafted in the fifth round of the 2002 National Football League draft by the Denver Broncos. He was picked up later by the Indianapolis Colts. In 2004, Haygood played for Scottish Claymore in NFL Europe, the NFL's Kansas City Chiefs and the Canadian Football League's Montreal Alouettes. He spent the 2006 season with the Tampa Bay Storm in the Arena Football League.

In 2010, Haygood earned a Bill Walsh NFL Minority Coaching Fellowship with the Detroit Lions. The 2007 graduate of MSU is married to the former Emily Weaver.

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