According to reports, the Cincinnati Bearcats are reportedly expected to hire Iowa State associate coach Tyson Veidt as defensive coordinator!
Cincinnati decided to hire Veidt because former defensive coordinator Bryan Brown accepted a job at his alma mater Ole Miss in recent weeks.
During eight years at Iowa State, Veidt helped the Cyclones develop into one of the Big 12's most consistent and dominant defensive units.
The Ohio native has an extensive background on defense and coached alongside Matt Campbell at Toledo before following him to Iowa State.
Cincinnati Football: Bearcats set to hire defensive coordinator Tyson Veidt
Cincinnati ranked last in the conference with 6.7 yards per play allowed, while Iowa State led the Big 12 with 5.2 yards per play allowed in 2023.
Iowa State was the third team in Big 12 history to be atop the conference in passing, rushing, scoring and total defense in the 2022 campaign.
The Bearcats new defensive coordinator is set to return to his old stomping grounds during a matchup at Iowa State slotted for next season.
Veidt is expected to run a 3-3-5 defense that will include three safeties and should put more of an emphasis on the secondary moving forward.