Western Michigan's football team will be getting a new running backs coach next season. Mike Hart is leaving to take the same job at Syracuse University.

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SI.com is reporting Hart, a Syracuse native is joining coach Dino Babers staff with the Orangemen. Hart is the University of Michgan's all time leading rusher. After the U of M, Hart played for three years with Indianapolis before starting his coaching careeer in Eastern Michigan. He spent two seasons at WMU.