I can’t remember too many team-picture instances where the head coach looked younger than the quarterback.
Terry Donahue was 34 when he took over at UCLA, in 1976, and started telling Jeff Dankworth what to do.
In 2007, Al Davis foolishly hired 31-year-old Lane Kiffin to coach 28-year-old Josh McCown for the Oakland Raiders.
What about boyish Rick Neuheisel, 34, sending in plays for John Hessler at Colorado in 1995?
Some might even mention Florida State’s Bobby Bowden and 29-year-old quarterback Chris Weinke. Bowden certainly had more hair. The rest of this article is available to subscribers only – to become a subscriber click here.