Pittsburgh’s new head football coach has been arrested on allegations of Domestic Violence according to news reporting agencies. Michael Haywood, who was named new head coach for the Pittsburgh Panthers football program is a former Notre Dame offensive coordinator and formerly played running back.
Haywood was arrested at the alleged victim’s residence Friday afternoon. According to reports, a physical altercation erupted over a child custody issue as the alleged victim attempted to leave. The victim reported that Haywood grabbed her arm and neck and also pushed her leaving marks on her neck, arms and back.
Haywood, who was hired by Pittsburgh on December 16th to replace football coach Dave Wannstedt remains in custody without bond due to the charges with an initial court date in January.
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