Wait, you’re going to pay me probably six figures to travel with an MLB All-Star and make sure he’s not drinking or doing drugs? And you’re going to refer to me as a “Major League staff assistant?” Um, yes, please.
Del Negro was a curious choice from the outset in Chicago, where he believed a warmed-over Jim Valvano impersonation constituted coaching.
More often than not, “A-List” college coaches – such as the likes of Tressel, Kelly and Schiano – have ended up finding themselves shipwrecked on the NFL shores. It remains to be seen how Schiano will fare in Tampa, but below you’ll find a list of 13 of his predecessors who have experienced a mixed bag (of mostly bad) after beginning their head coaching careers in college before leaping to “The League.”
Tommy Rees threw four TD passes in the first half, Notre Dame built a big early lead and the Irish rolled to their fourth straight victory Saturday, routing Air Force 59-33.
Through three games, TJ Jones has proved himself as a legitimate No. 2 receiver for Notre Dame, opposite Michael Floyd. He’s not just the player coach Brian Kelly got in his face for a mistake in the season opener.
Former Notre Dame football coach Lou Holtz will be among 13 people to receive honorary degrees from the school he led to a national championship in 1988.