Well, this is all speculation, but I have seen the names bandied about on who should be the next CU coach, and I started thinking, who could be the hot commodity that no one is thinking of, and one name came to mind….Shanahan. But not who you think…
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I am talking about Kyle Shanahan. For those who don’t know, Kyle is Mike Shanahan’s son and current offensive coordinator of the Houston Texans. The Houston Texans offense has been very good and many think Kyle will soon be an NFL coach. Well, now would be the time you could get him cheap. Kyle is also the youngest NFL coordinator in the league, so hopefully he can relate to the kids today, he grew up basically observing great coaching and apparently has a knack for it. In addition, Kyle grew up in this area and I am sure coming back home and being close to his family would be a great incentive.
And here is the bonus scenario, who is sitting on his butt getting paid 7 million not to do a damn thing, the mastermind Mike Shanahan. What is to say that Kyle doesn’t call up his dad and ask him to be a OC for the team, pro-bono for the next couple of years. Father and son get to hang out and groom teach football, recruits flock to Boulder to learn a pro-style offense with a two time SB winning coach. Mike comes with Kyle out to Cali or Phoenix or Florida and plays some golf and chat with some kids about CU…ohh the possibilities.
I have to dare to dream else I will be consumed with anger.