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Report: Kellen Moore No Longer A Candidate For 1 College Job

Kellen Moore makes his debut as the Cowboys offensive coordinator

ARLINGTON, TEXAS - AUGUST 29: Offensive coordinator Kellen Moore of the Dallas Cowboys on the sideline against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the fourth quarter of a NFL preseason game at AT&T Stadium on August 29, 2019 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

The rumors linking Dallas Cowboys offensive coordinator Kellen Moore to the head coaching vacancy at TCU did not last very long.

Moore is "no longer a candidate for the head coaching position with the Horned Frogs," Drew Davison and Clarence Hill of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram wrote on Monday.

The 33-year-old was first linked to the post last week, when 247Sports' Chris Hummer said TCU had reached out to Moore's representatives.

Moore, who played for the Cowboys from 2015-17, has been on the Dallas coaching staff since 2018, first as a quarterbacks coach and then as offensive coordinator the last three seasons.

As ambitious as it would have been for TCU to hire Moore, the fit never seemed to make much sense. Moore is viewed as a rising star in the NFL coaching ranks, and as long as the Cowboys keep winning and his offense keeps clicking, the former Boise State quarterback should find himself a head coaching candidate in the pros this offseason.

Moore previously interviewed for the Philadelphia Eagles head coaching job last year, but the organization ultimately hired Nick Sirianni.