5 Collegiate Coaches Ready to Take over NFL Teams

July 17, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

With media days upon us, the thought of which collegiate head coaches will be presented with an opportunity to eventually lead NFL teams automatically comes to mind. 
The line between the two levels of play continues to blur with professionals now stealing ideas and concepts from the amateur ranks instead of the opposite occurring. 
Today's college coaches are highly influential and quite powerful, but they also have a lot to overcome when the NFL comes calling. 
Chip Kelly's firing certainly didn't help future candidates. In fact, all seven new head coaches—including Kelly—either served as a coordinator or head coach with NFL teams last season. League owners paid little attention to qualified options outside of the NFL's influence.
At the time, Kelly's hire by the Philadelphia Eagles was considered a revolutionary step. After all, he displayed a brilliant offensive mind with the Oregon Ducks. Instead, his scheme became less effective...

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