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Former Jets OL coach ditches college job after six days

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Former Jets offensive line coach Dave DeGuglielmo is headed back to the NFL.

That might not necessarily be news, except he just took another job less than a week ago.

According to Alex Prewitt of the Washington Post, DeGuglielmo was six days removed from being announced as the new offensive line coach at the University of Maryland, when the school sent out word he was leaving.

“I would like to congratulate Dave on this exciting opportunity for his career,” Coach Randy Edsall said in a statement. “Dave is a great coach who brings a wealth of experience and will be a valued asset at the next level. We are honored that NFL teams pursue members of our coaching staff as we feel this is a compliment to our program.”

The NFL team in question was not named, though DeGuglielmo cited “family issues” and “an opportunity that I could not pass up” in the statement announcing his departure. He had previously worked for the Giants and the Dolphins as well.

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14 Responses to “Former Jets OL coach ditches college job after six days”
  1. coachjohnharbaugh says: Jan 22, 2014 1:35 PM

    hes probably headed to pittsburgh because all they want is crappy coaches

  2. doctorrustbelt says: Jan 22, 2014 1:35 PM

    “Family Issues”

    TRANSLATION: Wife said no.

  3. ras1tafari says: Jan 22, 2014 1:36 PM

    His ‘”family issue” is that his wife realized Dave’s office assistant was a 21 year old smoke show.

  4. pooflingingmonkey says: Jan 22, 2014 1:39 PM

    I see nothing wrong with this.

    Regards,

    Bobby Petrino

  5. rjoppen says: Jan 22, 2014 1:39 PM

    Joining Pettine’s staff in Cleveland.

  6. dvnelson72 says: Jan 22, 2014 1:42 PM

    What team is he coaching? Find Tony Sparano.

  7. ctiggs says: Jan 22, 2014 1:42 PM

    The Niners should be in the superbowl, Goodell and his mafia conspired against us.

  8. buffalorin says: Jan 22, 2014 1:51 PM

    joining pettine in Cleveland?

  9. getyourownname says: Jan 22, 2014 1:57 PM

    “What do you mean, I have to schlep around recruiting and pandering to these spoiled little HS brats?”

  10. 23rdusernameused says: Jan 22, 2014 2:24 PM

    He looks like Rex Ryans love child!!
    So he could be going back to his dad!

  11. dcapettini says: Jan 22, 2014 2:34 PM

    I wouldn’t be surprised if it was Baltimore and he is not saying because the OC has not been announced yet.

  12. pgolf3 says: Jan 22, 2014 2:36 PM

    smokin some of that burnin river water huh

  13. dtr3e says: Jan 22, 2014 3:07 PM

    compliment to your program? He was there a week!

  14. ezg1 says: Jan 23, 2014 12:35 AM

    Kevin Anderson had a flash back about the “Fridge” and terminated the contract!

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