'Our future is in great hands': WMU hires Louisville OC Taylor as football coach

The Nick Saban coaching tree continues to branch out in the state of Michigan.Lance Taylor, most recently the offensive coordinator at Louisville, ...

December 8, 2022
6:00 PM

The Nick Saban coaching tree continues to branch out in the state of Michigan.Lance Taylor, most recently the offensive coordinator at Louisville, who played football at Alabama and then got his coaching start as a graduate assistant under Saban, has been tapped to be the next head coach at Western Michigan, the university announced Thursday morning.A press conference is set for Friday in Kalamazoo.Taylor receives a five-year contract. Financial terms aren't yet known. His predecessor, Tim Lester, made just over $800,000 a year.

Tony Paul