Brian Mitz enters his fourth season as a full-time coach at Northern Michigan University in 2014 after starting out as a volunteer in 2010. Mitz coaches the running backs.
Mitz played two years at NMU after two years at Harper Junior College and a year at Northern Illinois University. He was a first team all-region selection at Harper after 62 receptions for 856 yards and eight touchdowns.
Mitz is from Fox River Grove, Ill. and graduated from NMU in 2011 with a bachelor’s degree in education and a minor in health and nutrition. He is the son of William and Donna Mitz and has three sisters.