There are a few qualities I'd like to have in our next head football coach at UM. Being a former player or assistant at UM isn't a set requirement.
1. The top quality is that I want someone who wants to be here, because it is UM, and wants to be UM's HC until they are fired or retired. I do not want someone who is seeing the opportunity as a stepping stone to their own "dream job".
2. Successful, even if at a smaller program or just as a successful OC/DC.
3. Understands the rivalries with tOSU and ND, and the lesser rivalry with MSU. Once they step on campus as HC, they had better make beating those schools one of their prime directives, particularly tOSU.
Nice, simple requirements for the next HC.
The candidates that I like, in no particular order:
Miles, Hoke, Venables, Patterson, and just because his name has been thrown out there and rumoured about, Gruden.