Posts Tagged ‘Mel Tucker’

Jacksonville Coach Mike Mularkey Hospitalized for Illness

Jaguars head coach Mike Mularkey is in a hospital today after complaining of an illness. The team is reporting that Mularkey is undergoing tests at Baptist Medical Center and may have to stay in the hospital overnight to get checked out. Mularkey was in his office early Monday when he began to feel ill, and […]

Vikings Reportedly to Offer Colts DB Coach Alan Williams Their DC Job

It appears that finally the Vikings have a new defensive coordinator. Reports are the team is going to hire Colts defensive backs coach Alan Williams to lead the defense. The hiring comes after the team removed Fred Pagac as defensive coordinator last week and offered him a position as linebackers coach Williams wasn’t the only […]

Mel Tucker Spurns the Vikings to Stay with the Jags as Defensive Coordinator

Mel Tucker has turned down an offer from the Vikings and will remain the Jaguars defensive coordinator, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports. The Jaguars ranked sixth in total defense, ninth against the run and were eighth against the pass, and ranked 11th in scoring defense in 2011. Tucker replaced Jack Del Rio on an interim basis […]

Mike Mularkey Hired as Jaguars Third Head Coach in Team History

Mike Mularkey will be the third head coach in Jacksonville Jaguars history, and will be introduced by the team Wednesday. Mulkarkey, a Miami native, played for the University of Florida. He played tight end in the NFL for nine seasons (1983-91), six with the Minnesota Vikings and three with the Pittsburgh Steelers. Mularkey, 50, was […]

New Jaguars Owner Says Tucker Could Stay On As Permanent Coach

New Jaguars owner Shahid Khan told the Jacksonville Times-Union that interim coach Mel Tucker should be a serious candidate for the permanent head coaching position. “Absolutely I think he’s gotta be a serious candidate,” Khan said. “The success really to me of an organization is having the bench strength to promote from within. Great institutions […]