Baylor’s Matt Rhule on why he turned down Jets HC job: ‘I’m never going to be in an arranged marriage’ | NFL

New York could not compromise with Matt Rhule.

Rhule claims he could not settle for the Jets’ vacant head teaching job as a result of they would not let him rent his personal offensive coordinator, which was a serious deal breaker for him.

“On the finish of the day, I am by no means going to be in an organized marriage,” Rhule informed KRZI-AM 1660 Waco on Thursday, by way of the NY Daily News. “I am by no means going to subcontract jobs to the offense and protection. I at all times wish to rent those who consider in what I consider, which are going to do issues our manner, which are going to consider in course of, which are going to be a part of a program. I really consider that packages win.”

Rhule’s solely NFL expertise got here as an assistant for the Giants in 2012. He is coached in school at Albright, Buffalo, UCLA, Western Carolina, Temple and Baylor, the place he is been since 2017.

In line with the report, the Jets weren’t snug sufficient to rent a first-time NFL head coach and a first-time offensive coordinator to information their younger quarterback Sam Darnold.

Somewhat than shifting as much as the NFL, Rhule will stay Baylor’s head coach. He led the Bears to a 7-6 document for the 2018-19 season.

New York ended up shifting ahead with former Dolphins head coach Adam Gase, who has three years of head teaching expertise on the NFL stage.


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