Oakland Raiders Name Hue Jackson Head Coach: Why This Was the Right Hire

January 18, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

I don't mean to go Lil Wayne on everyone, but Hue Jackson is so official all he needs is a whistle. The Oakland Raiders finally named Jackson their head coach.
Nobody was really surprised by this move, as everyone expected Jackson to be named head coach since Tom Cable was fired.
Jackson was the right guy for the Raiders. The fans and players were worried about continuity and having to bring in a whole new system, but promoting Jackson will make the transition a lot easier.
Jackson is a very smart and intense person. A lot of people have great things to say about him including players outside of the Raiders locker room.
Chad Ochocinco tweeted that he was the best receivers coach he's ever had. Jackson has worked his way up to head coach the old-fashioned way. 
Jackson has been a running back and wide receivers coach. He has been a quarterbacks coach and an offensive coordinator.
The move to head coach will not be a very hard one for him. It's not easy...

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