Penn State has fired its Offensive Coordinator Mike Yurcich following the Nittany Lions’ 24-15 loss to Michigan on Saturday.
According to multiple reports, Yurcich was relieved of his coaching duties on Sunday, a decision that was confirmed by the University Sunday afternoon.
Yurcich was hired by Penn State in 2021 after serving as the OC the year prior at the University of Texas.
Penn State Insider Audrey Snyder notes that Yurcich’ replacement will be the sixth offensive coordinator under head coach James Franklin.
The University released the following statement regarding the staffing change.
“Penn State head football coach James Franklin announced today offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach Mike Yurcich has been relieved of his duties, effective immediately. Ja’Juan Seider and Ty Howle will share interim offensive coordinator responsibilities for the remainder of the season.”
“We thank Mike for his contributions over the last three years but feel it is in our program’s best interest to make a change at this time. We wish him and his family nothing but the best in the future,”
Penn State will host Rutgers next Saturday for Senior Day. Kickoff is scheduled for noon on FS1.