The all-star college game, which will debut in format, will have assistant coaches from NFL teams in leadership positions during practices and the game.
MOBILE – The New York Jets Y Detroit Lions get a very close look at some of the best collegiate players in the world. Senior Bowl.
The groups of coaches of both teams were assigned by NFL Football Operations this Tuesday to lead the squads of stellar college players in the traditional game held in Mobile, Alabama, next February 5.
The Senior Bowl, which is disputed in the Hancock Whitney Stadium from South Alabama, showcases some of the best draft prospects of the NFL who have completed their college eligibility. Justin Herbert, Mac Jones, Najee Harris, Daniel Jones, Baker Mayfield, Dak Prescott Y Deebo Samuel They are among those who have participated in recent years.
The coaching teams of the NFL are selected by NFL Football Operations using draft order, particularly targeting clubs that pick at the top and do not undergo coach changes. Dan Campbell and the Lions hold shifts # 2 and # 27 in the first round in April, while Robert Saleh and the Jets They will choose in turns N ° 4 and N ° 10.
“The New York Jets are excited for the opportunity to connect with these young people and be a part of everything at the Senior Bowl“, He said Saleh it’s a statement.
The Lions conducted for the last time in the Senior Bowl two years ago under the former head coach Matt Patricia. The Jets last participated in 1979, when Walt michaels he was the head coach and New York selected two players who participated in that match: the defensive linemen Marty lyons Y Mark gastineau.
In a change to this year’s format, team head coaches will serve in a consultant role, while assistants are the ones who will carry leadership roles – head coach, offensive coordinator, defensive coordinator – for the week of practices and the game. Four historically African-American school coaches will also be part of the coaching groups for the Senior Bowl of this year.