REPORT: The Jaguars Are Hiring Byron Leftwich As The Team’s New Head Coach

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The Jacksonville Jaguars are reportedly hiring Byron Leftwich as the franchise’s new head coach.

According to “Bold Take” podcast host @E_Dilla, the Jaguars have decided to hire the Tampa Bay Buccaneers OC to take over. (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football)

Leftwich was a first round pick for the Jaguars back in 2003 and bounced around the league as a quarterback.

@E_Dilla’s report was also confirmed by Demetrius Harvey.

Leftwich has a lot of experience as an assistant in the NFL, and he won a Super Bowl last season as the OC of the Bucs.

So, he definitely knows what it takes to win in the NFL.

However, there’s a big difference from being the OC for Tom Brady in a stable situation and taking over the Jags. The Jags have limited talent, a young quarterback and are coming off a chaotic season after Urban Meyer was hired last year.

To say Leftwich has his work cut out for him would be a major understatement. He is going to have an uphill battle for at least a couple seasons with the Jags.

Having said that, he’s a young guy by coaching standards and he knows what you have to do to win. Fans should be happy with the decision.