NCAA Football National Signing Day: Former NFL Coaches Edition

February 5, 2009 – 12:10 am by Michael Bean

Wednesday was National Signing Day in College Football. You have to love a country where there are swarms of cameras capturing the moment when kids indicate in dramatic fashion which college campus they’re heading to, sometimes even by bring a number of different hats then selecting which they’ve chosen as reporters look on eagerly.

SRI has a couple of interviews from former NFL head coaches now in the college ranks. First up, Mike Riley, the former San Diego Chargers coach now in Corvallis leading the Oregon State Beavers. Then it’s Mike Sherman’s turn, who headed south from Green Bay to take on the challenge of restoring Texas A&M to national prominence.

Oregon State Beavers head coach Mike Riley (KFXX)

‘I think we hit the nail on the head with this year’s class. We tried to take this class and the plans for this class and put it in the plans for the future. We had certain needs and I think we hit it pretty well.’

Texas A&M Aggies head coach Mike Sherman (KILT)

‘It’s been a long year and now we’re on to the next class. It never ends.’

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