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There's A New Favorite For The Jaguars' Head Coaching Job

A Jags helmet ahead of a game against the Redskins.

LANDOVER, MD - SEPTEMBER 14: A Jacksonville Jaguars helmet sits on the field before the start of the Jaguars and Washington Redskins game at FedExField on September 14, 2014 in Landover, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Move over Bill O'Brien, there's a new favorite in town. On Wednesday, the Draft Network's Jaime Eisner shared the latest odds-on favorite to land the Jaguars coaching gig. And right now, Bucs offensive coordinator Byron Leftwich sits atop the list.

"Byron Leftwich (+150) just moved above Bill O’Brien (+175) as the new favorite for Jaguars HC job," Eisner tweeted.

Bill O'Brien was waiting for Alabama's season to end before taking NFL interviews. The former Texans head coach is scheduled to interview with the Jaguars on Monday. However in the meantime, Leftwich has risen up the ranks. A former Jacksonville Jaguar himself, Leftwich quarterbacked the Jags from 2003-2006 before stints with the Falcons, Steelers and Buccaneers.

Upon retiring, Leftwich joined the Arizona Cardinals as a QB's coach in 2017, before becoming an interim OC the following year. Afterwhich, he found himself back in Tampa Bay as a full-time offensive coordinator. Calling the offense that led Tom Brady and the Bucs to a Super Bowl championship in 2020.

Now the Jaguars former first rounder is in line to possibly land a job on Jacksonville's sidelines. Tasked with the development of No. 1 pick Trevor Lawrence.