5 names that are a reach for Miami football offensive coordinator

Sep 25, 2022; Miami Gardens, Florida, USA; Mandatory Credit: Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports
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Could Mario Cristobal persuade the passing game guru?

Brady has coached in the NFL for five of the last six seasons. The exception was in 2019 when Brady was the passing game coordinator & WR coach for LSU during their record-setting national championship season. Prior to being hired by the Bills last year, Brady was the OC in Carolina in 2020 and 2021.

In their first season with Brady as the OC, Carolina finished 24 in the NFL in points, 21st in yards, 18th in passing yards and 21st in rushing yards. In 2021 Carolina regressed to 29th in scoring, 30th in total yards 29th in passing yards and slightly improved to 20th in rushing yards.

Brady reportedly does not like recruiting and wants to stay in the NFL. If Dorsey becomes a head coach, Brady could replace him as the Buffalo OC. Buffalo improved in points scored, total yards and passing yards with Brady on the 2022 staff. Cristobal should inquire about Brady but it’s an extremely a long shot for Miami to hire him.

Adding another former head coach to the Miami football staff

Miami defensive coordinator Kevin Steele was the head coach at Baylor from 1992 through 2002. Frost is one of two prominent names mentioned to be the next OC who has previously been a head coach. Frost was the head coach at Central Florida in 2016 and 2017 and Nebraska from 2018 through 2022.

Cristobal and Frost could be connected through Oregon. Frost was on the Oregon staff from 2009 through 2015 under Chip Kelly and Mark Helfrich. Cristobal was an Oregon assistant in 2017 and was promoted to head coach in 2018. Frost reportedly bought a house in the Phoenix area and could take a year off from coaching.