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Jim Harbaugh will not be available. How about David Shaw ?

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Yeah problem is all those here gung ho about the idea will be the first to call for his head if we struggle.

This fanbase has no patience, rightfully so perhaps. Good luck, he will need it.

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While it certainly didn't end well, LOL @ people thinking John Fox was a bad head coach. He had us competitive every single year up until 2010, which was a throwaway year. We would have made the playoffs in 2004, 2006, and 2007 (well, this is questionable, but we still finished 7-9 with Delhomme out for majority of the year and a spinning wheel at the QB position) if not for injuries. I still remember how unlucky we were in '06. I think he had a major issue with adjusting and was too close to his veterans but still, he was a solid coach. It was time to move on from him after '10 but lets not let that year lead us into believing he wasn't a good coach.

And I don't get this logic in bringing in an old NFL head coach. 1, how many former NFL head coaches are out there who want another job? 2, how many former NFL head coaches are out there who were all that good in their first stint? Just because Rivera was bad doesn't mean anything and considering it was said Richardson didn't want him (along with all the other NFL teams he interviewed), the issue very well could have been Hurney and his evaluating process.

I am not at all familiar with David Shaw but he sounds intriguing.

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Oh lawd, a John Fox fan. Zero back to back winning seasons, what a terrific coach he was.

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head winning nfl or major college winning coach - nothing less- no more ojt of co-ordinators please

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Fox was a solid HC, but nothing special imo.

Anyways, we would be extremely lucky to get David Shaw as our HC. Now, would he leave his alma mater to coach in the NFL? That remains to be seen.

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While it certainly didn't end well, LOL @ people thinking John Fox was a bad head coach. He had us competitive every single year up until 2010, which was a throwaway year. We would have made the playoffs in 2004, 2006, and 2007 (well, this is questionable, but we still finished 7-9 with Delhomme out for majority of the year and a spinning wheel at the QB position) if not for injuries. I still remember how unlucky we were in '06. I think he had a major issue with adjusting and was too close to his veterans but still, he was a solid coach. It was time to move on from him after '10 but lets not let that year lead us into believing he wasn't a good coach.

And I don't get this logic in bringing in an old NFL head coach. 1, how many former NFL head coaches are out there who want another job? 2, how many former NFL head coaches are out there who were all that good in their first stint? Just because Rivera was bad doesn't mean anything and considering it was said Richardson didn't want him (along with all the other NFL teams he interviewed), the issue very well could have been Hurney and his evaluating process.

I am not at all familiar with David Shaw but he sounds intriguing.

John Fox is a hellva good coach IMHO. Big ego, but a solid coach.

The fact that John Elway hired him should tell you much.

I don't like Elway for sh*t, peersonally, but I don't doubt his football knowledge for a second.

It took some serious brass to do what Fox did in Denver last year. And he pulled it off.

Ironically, I think the zone option success Denver had last year is one of the reasons we saw it installed here.

Given the current state of the AFC, my guess is that Fox stands a great chance of going to his second Superbowl this season...

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http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2012/writers/stewart_mandel/11/01/chip-kelly-oregon/index.html?eref=twitter_feed

Figured I'd post this here instead of starting a new thread or anything.

I still think that I'd prefer Shaw over Kelly, but I'd definitely be open to Kelly. NFL executives seem to like him.

"He runs the best practices I've ever seen," an NFC executive told NFL.com. "I would hire him in a second if I ever had the opportunity."

I don't know exactly what type of offense Kelly would run, but I do know that it'd likely be an up tempo type of offense. it obviously wouldn't be the same thing he runs at Oregon, but the offense would probably have some of the same features imo.

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My buddy works at Stanford and has season tix, and I have been to every Stanford game for the past three years save a few. I like Shaw a lot, he runs a pro system, and Stanford is a tough team even with Luck gone. Not sure how he'd translate to the pros, but I wouldn't be upset about it.

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Jake Delhomme for HC.

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Oh lawd, a John Fox fan. Zero back to back winning seasons, what a terrific coach he was.

i think he's pretty much solved that problem.

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