University of Wisconsin football coach Gary Andersen interviewed with the Cleveland Browns during their search for a new head coach, Ian Rapport of NFL.com reported on Tuesday morning.

The university said on Jan. 24 that Andersen's contract had been extended through Jan. 31, 2019. A day earlier, the Browns announced that they had picked the team's defensive coordinator, Mike Pettine, as the new head coach.

Andersen's original five-year contract was reported to pay him between $1.8 million and $2 million