Former Dallas Cowboys coach Jason Jarrett will not be the next head coach at Stanford after reportedly being a finalist for the position. Garrett posted a message on Twitter saying so He appreciated the conversations which he had with several members of the school, but he will return to his current job as a college football and NFL analyst.
Garrett emerged as a finalist to replace David Shaw in the StanfordAccording to multiple reports. Sacramento State coach Troy Taylor is also a finalist and recruit It is supposed to be manufactured In the coming days, according to ESPN’s Pete Thamel.
Garrett, 56, has spent nearly 10 full seasons as head coach of the Cowboys (2010-19), making three playoff appearances and finishing just one season with a sub-.500 (2015). His contract was not renewed after the Cowboys went 8-8 in 2019. Garrett, who was most recently the offensive coordinator for the New York Giants in 2021, has not coached in the college ranks.
On the other hand, Taylor has a heavy high school and college background along the West Coast. The Hornets are 30-7 in three seasons under Taylor (not including the 2020 season, when the school wasn’t fielding a team due to the COVID-19 pandemic) and finished undefeated in the regular season for the first time in school history in 2022. In all, Taylor has led the program to Three Big Sky tournaments.
Shaw coached the Cardinals from 2011-22, but resigned after a 3-9 season that highlighted the program’s apparent decline. 500 record in three of the past four seasons, with the only winning season coming during the COVID-shortened 2020 season (4-2). This regression marks a 180-degree turnaround from the success Shaw achieved early in his coaching career, when the Cardinals finished 25th in the AP in six of Shaw’s first seven years and won three Pac-12 titles.
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