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Brian Polian (TAMU special teams coordinator) to become the head coach at Nevada


Damn, he was a great west coast recruiter. good luck
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re: Brian Polian (TAMU special teams coordinator) to become the head coach at Nevada


Sort of a weird hire.





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I don't think so. His dad is an NFL legend and he used to coach at Stanford, if I recall. He's a good west coast recruiter. Chances are that if he is successful he won't be there long.





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I don't think so. His dad is an NFL legend and he used to coach at Stanford, if I recall. He's a good west coast recruiter. Chances are that if he is successful he won't be there long.



He's never even been a coordinator. He's a very good recruiter, but he's basically a blank slate in terms of actual coaching. He's kind of the polar opposite of Ault really.






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not often you see someone jump from being a special teams coordinator to head coach





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LaTech was taking a serious look at Polian before going with Holtz





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not often you see someone jump from being a special teams coordinator to head coach







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Good thing for Nevada that lightning always strikes twice.





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ninthward
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I live near Reno, its a good hire for the school. They want someone to stay here a long time.





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tmc94
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I live near Reno, its a good hire for the school. They want someone to stay here a long time.

these two things don't go together at all. I like the hire for Nev but if he's successful, Polian will be out the door for sure. Guy is very serious about moving up (which is why he left Stanford for A&M -- he wanted more exposure)






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Polian went to John Carroll University in Ohio. Check out their list of notable sports alumni:

Tom Arth - Professional football player, Indianapolis Colts and Green Bay Packers, head coach for John Carroll University
Nick Caserio - Professional football assistant coach, New England Patriots, wide receivers coach
Enrique Ecker - Former NFL player
London Fletcher-Baker - Professional football player, St. Louis Rams, Buffalo Bills, and Washington Redskins.
Josh McDaniels - Offensive Coordinator of the New England Patriots, former head coach for the Denver Broncos
Brian Polian - Special Team Coach, Texas A&M
Chris Polian - former Vice President and General Manager, Indianapolis Colts
Chuck Priefer - Assistant Coach, NFL
Greg Roman - Offensive Coordinator, San Francisco 49ers
Don Shula - Professional football player and Hall of Fame coach, Baltimore Colts and Miami Dolphins
Carl Taseff - Professional football player and coach, Baltimore Colts, Buffalo Bills, and Miami Dolphins






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He's never even been a coordinator.


I don't know why people think you have to be a coordinator to become a head coach. The two jobs couldn't be more different.






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lowspark12
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but didn't harbaugh spend his last year as an assistant coaching DBs?... his background is definitely STs, but he didn't jump directly from ST coordinator to head coach.





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