7 NFL Coaches Who Would Be Great Recruiters at the College Level

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7 NFL Coaches Who Would Be Great Recruiters at the College Level
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One of the most coveted jobs in the world, especially to American sports enthusiasts, is being an NFL head coach. Only 32 men can call themselves that right now, and the job is extremely demanding, pressure-packed and scrutinized.

The NFL doesn't recruit, as it drafts. The only time a coach really needs to do anything to impress a potential player is when the organization hosts a coveted free agent in the offseason. Other than that, NFL head coaches do not have to worry about attracting talent because they draft it every year.

For some coaches, that set-up works very well because they wouldn't be great recruiters. Many NFL head coaches do not want to call players and chat with them, have to impress them on big recruiting weekends and only be allowed to bring in a limited amount of good players.

However, there are some head coaches whom I feel actually would be great at recruiting. They have the personality and other skills that would translate to recruiting success. Here are seven NFL head coaches who would be great college football recruiters.

NOTE: Obvious choices like Pete Carroll, Jim Harbaugh and Chip Kelly have been omitted.

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