Daily Five: College Coaches Who Make Sense As Next Cleveland Browns Head Coach

Daily Five: College Coaches Who Make Sense As Next Cleveland Browns Head Coach

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Daily Five: College Coaches Who Make Sense As Next Cleveland Browns Head Coach

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3. Jeff Brohm, Purdue

It’s not just the win over Ohio State a few weeks ago.

The 47-year-old is one of the rising superstars in the coaching community after cranking up the offense to a whole other level at Western Kentucky, and then taking all of that to Purdue, where he turned around a program that was nothing more than a speed bump for years.

All of a sudden, when it works – and without the five-star guys of an Ohio State – his offense can hang with absolutely anyone.

With his temperament and style, he’s a great fit for the modern NFL. He doesn’t need a superstar quarterback to run his system, but pair him with a pro quarterback, and in an environment where he doesn’t have to recruit, or do the other parts of the college coaching world, and he’ll be a superstar.

However, he’ll be seen as more of a next-step-up guy. Louisville – his alma mater – probably isn’t a big enough job for him if he leaves Purdue, but the NFL at this point is too much of a leap.

Chance he’s the next Cleveland Browns head coach: 1.5%

Don’t be totally shocked if he’s at least talked about by some for this. He’s going to be an elite head coach at an elite program or the NFL, it’s just a question of when.

NEXT: It won’t happen, but ooooooooh ….

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