It appears that the Bill Belichick tree has sprouted another branch. It is being reported that Josh McDaniels will be named the Head Coach of the Denver Broncos at a Monday press conference.
McDaniels, 32, replaces Mike Shanahan, who was fired Dec. 30 after 14 years on the job.
He began his coaching career in 1999 at Michigan State as a Graduate Assistant under another Belichick guy, Nick Saban. He joined the Patriots on March 1, 2001 as a personnel assistant in the scouting department and assisted the defensive coaching staff for three seasons. He began serving as the Patriots’ quarterbacks coach in 2004 and was named offensive coordinator-quarterbacks coach on Jan. 20, 2006.
The son of a high school football coach in Ohio. He was a Wide Reciever and Quarterback at John Carroll University from 1995-1998.