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NFL Insider Hints At Major College Coach Leaving His School

A general view of the Washington Redskins stadium.

LANDOVER, MD - NOVEMBER 16: General view as the Washington Redskins take on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at FedExField on November 16, 2014 in Landover, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

There are sure to be several NFL head coaching jobs open following the 2019 regular season. One - the Washington Redskins' job - is already available, with Jay Gruden getting fired earlier this month.

A couple of college football head coaches will likely be emerging as contenders for these jobs. Will any of them leave school?

NFL Network insider Ian Rapoport seems to think at least one will.

Baylor head coach Matt Rhule has emerged as a serious contender for NFL head coaching jobs. His stock is only going to rise, too.

"Baylor about to be 7-0. Bears host West Virginia, Oklahoma and Texas. Visit TCU and Kansas. Is there a current coach who’s done a better job than Matt Rhule?" NFL analyst John McClain tweeted.

"Going to be interesting to see which NFL team he picks," NFL Network insider Ian Rapoport responded.

Rhule has been linked to NFL jobs before. The New York native was reportedly a candidate for the Jets job and the Colts job in recent offseasons. We'll see if Rhule ends up making the jump to the NFL this time around.

The 44-year-old head coach is 7-0 at Baylor this season, after going 1-11 in Year 1 and 7-6 in Year 2.