Once again, the Jacksonville Jaguars are wasting no time in interviewing possible head coaching candidates. According to Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News, the Jaguars will be interviewing New York Jets offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer, and the interview could be as early as this week.
Breaking: Brian Schottenheimer will be interviewing for head coaching vacancy in Jacksonville, per source. #nyj— Manish Mehta(@TheJetsStream) January 2, 2012
Source tells me that Brian Schottenheimer's interview for the Jaguars head coaching position could occur as early as this week. #nfl— Manish Mehta(@TheJetsStream) January 2, 2012
Schottenheimer, the son of long time NFL coach Marty Shottenheimer, has been the offensive coordinator for the New York Jets since 2006. Prior to taking that position he was a quarterbacks coach for the San Diego Chargers from 2002-2005 under his father and the quarterback coach for the Washington Redskins in 2002. Prior to that, he had work as an offensive assistant in college at schools like USC and Syracuse.