Herb Haygood is the Hoosiers associate director of player personnel.
March 19, 2013
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - Head coach Kevin Wilson announced Tuesday the additions of Herb Haygood and Danny Breyer to the Indiana football program. Haygood is the Hoosiers associate director of player personnel and Breyer is administrative assistant to the head coach/assistant director of player personnel.
The duo works in conjunction with Linwood Ferguson, director of player personnel & high school relations, and Charles Boyd, special teams analyst/assistant director of player personnel.
Haygood served as an offensive intern at Miami (Ohio) University in 2011 and 2012, assisting with the RedHawks wide receivers.
He coached wide receivers and special teams from 2007-10 at Saginaw Valley State University. In 2006-07, Haygood was a wide receivers and special teams coach at Olivet College.
Haygood worked as an intern and student assistant strength and conditioning coach at his alma mater, Michigan State University, in 2005. He won four varsity letters from 1997-2001, was elected team captain his senior year and was an All-American kick returner.
After his collegiate career, Haygood was drafted in the fifth round of the 2002 NFL Draft by the Denver Broncos. He was picked up later by the Indianapolis Colts and played for NFL Europe's Scottish Claymore in 2004, the Kansas City Chiefs and the Canadian Football League's Montreal Alouettes. Haygood spent the 2005 season with the Tampa Bay Storm in the Arena Football League.
Breyer worked the past three seasons at the University of Akron. He served as a defensive graduate assistant, primarily assisting with the defensive backs, in 2012.
As a student assistant in 2010 and 2011, Breyer aided with the running backs and defensive backs. He graduated from Akron in 2011 with a bachelor's degree in history.
A student assistant at the University of Illinois in 2009, Breyer helped with the quarterbacks and defensive backs.