This is the Kliff Kingsbury for president thread…
Wait no, new Arizona Cardinals head coach.
Let’s get into it.
Kliff Kingsbury was a record setting quarterback for the Texas Tech Red Raiders from 1998-2002.
The 39-year old Kingsbury was a sixth round pick of the New England Patriots in 2003 and bounced around the NFL through the 2005 season before heading to the Canadian Football League.
In 2008 Kingsbury got into coaching at the college level as offensive quality control coach with the Houston Cougars.
Kingsbury’s work as an offensive savant would take little time to see and he was co-offensive coordinator and QB coach by 2010.
In 2012, when head coach Kevin Sumlin left the Cougars to head for Texas A&M, he brought his precocious offensive guru with him.
Kingsbury was masterful in his single season as OC and QB coach, helping lead Johnny Manziel to. Heisman in 2012.
Kingsbury’s offensive work gave him an opportunity to become a division one head coach at 34 years old.
While Kingsbury lasted five years with the Red Raiders, he never took the team to the next level, instead they were a continual offensive power house with little to no defense to show.
That’s the concern with Kingsbury, is what will he do in the NFL for a defense.
The non-concern on Kingsbury is on offense.
Kingsbury is a two-time National Assistant Coach of the year winner, for his 2011 work in Houston and 2012 work with A&M.
His offenses in college finished 12th, 16th, 1st, 2nd, 10th and 8th in terms of yards per game.
He would be an instant upgrade to the offensive room and his work with young quarterbacks like Baker Mayfield, Davis Webb and future MVP Patrick Mahomes should make him an easy sale to Steve Keim and Michael Bidwill about making sure Josh Rosen is maximized.
That’s what Kingsbury brings to the table.
Now, how do you fix that defense?