University of Pittsburgh head football coach Mike Haywood(Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)
No sooner than they reported on the incident, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review has what could be the first comments from Mike Haywood since his release.
In speaking to the Tribune-Review on the phone, Haywood says that the truth will come out:
University of Pittsburgh football coach Mike Haywood posted bond this afternoon and has been released from an Indiana jail.
"It isn't fair," Haywood told the Tribune-Review in a telephone interview. "The truth will eventually come out."
Well, as I mentioned yesterday, even if it turns out that this isn't as bad as it sounds, at the very least, it still looks awful for both Pitt and for Haywood. The fact is that Haywood was hired in part because of his character and integrity - athletic director Steve Pederson practically said as much: