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NFL Insider: This CFB Head Coach Would Have "Hard Time" Passing On Cowboys Job

A Dallas Cowboys helmet sitting on the field.

ARLINGTON, TX - NOVEMBER 05: A Dallas Cowboys helmet at AT&T Stadium on November 5, 2017 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

The Dallas Cowboys are in danger of missing the playoffs yet again under head coach Jason Garrett. Dallas has made the playoffs just twice in Garrett's time with the team, and he might be out if the team fails to reach the postseason again.

A name that has popped up a ton in recent weeks is Oklahoma head coach Lincoln Riley. The Sooners head coach is a popular NFL head coaching candidate, though Riley announced he has no plans to leave Oklahoma just yet.

Despite that admission from Riley, one NFL insider thinks he'd have a tough time turning down the Cowboys if Jerry Jones came calling.

Here's what Sports Illustrated's Albert Breer had to say:

I think every team that has an opening will call Lincoln Riley, who really likes the job he’s got at Oklahoma. My feeling is that the Cowboys would probably be the one team, as a native Texan, that Riley would have a hard time saying no to. And if Dallas makes a change, it’s worth mentioning that the Jones family does have a relationship with Riley, who recruited Jerry’s grandson.

Riley's name will pop up for just about every head coaching vacancy in the NFL this season. Will he make the move to the professional level?

Stay tuned.

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