Thursday, Jul 19 2018 | Updated at 03:54 AM EDT

Stay Connected With Us F T R

Oct 29, 2015 01:50 PM EDT

For Ed Reed, the head football coach job at the University of Miami (UM) became available at the right time, but at the end of the day there may not be a mutual fit.

Reed wound up discussing during an appearance on the Rich Eisen Show when the topic of former players becoming coaches came up, Yahoo Sports reported.

In the NBA, former players like Derrick Fisher and Jason Kidd land head coach jobs when not even a year removed from playing. That is not the case with football, though Reed has his sights set on changing that.

"I was like, man, maybe put my name in the mix for a coaching job," Reed told Eisen. "'Cause it seems like the head coach seems to just manage everybody, manage the game, you know, and try to help the offensive and defensive coordinators make the best decisions.

Watch video

"I would definitely listen," he said. "Definitely would go and talk and want to know where they're trying to go, what they're trying to do. What they're looking to do. I would entertain it, yes."

After setting the Miami Hurricanes' records for interceptions, yards after an interception and touchdowns scored of an interception, Reed went on to perfect the art of ball hawking in the NFL. Arguably one of the league's greatest all-time safeties, Reed was lauded for his dedication to watching film, which helped him learn opposing quarterbacks' tendencies.

Regardless, UM needs a full-scale revamp to bring excitement back to the program that has been lacking since it joined the ACC. Hiring Reed would likely be far too risky since he has zero experience dealing with the various administrative tasks a college football coach has to deal with.

But there still may be a way for Miami to get one of its most recognizable football alums involved with the team. If hired as coach or a special adviser, Reed could impart his knowledge on young defensive backs and maybe even work his way onto the Hurricanes' sideline.

There is no indication Reed would accept such a job if it were offered, and he confirmed he has not received a call either. He told Eisen, "I haven't received a call from a 305 number just so you know."

See Now: Facebook will use AI to detect users with suicidal thoughts and prevent suicide

Follows ed reed, miami, hurricanes, miami hurricanes, football, college football, head coach search
© 2017 University Herald, All rights reserved. Do not reproduce without permission.

Must Read

Controlling Robots With Brainwaves And Hand Gestures

Jun 23, 2018 AM EDTWhat if you can control robots with a simple flick of a finger? A team of experts is trying to make that a reality through this latest experiment.

Flavored Electronic Cigarettes Linked To Possible Cardiovascular Disease

Jun 16, 2018 AM EDTScientists from the Boston University School of Medicine looked into the effects of flavored e-cigarettes to the lining of blood vessels. Here are ...

LendingTree Study: Which Places Have the Most Student Debt?

May 31, 2018 AM EDTLendingTree outs its study that identifies places in the United States with the most student debt. Here's the complete list.

Best College Reviews Names 10 Best Master's in Biomedical Engineering Programs Online

May 31, 2018 AM EDTPlanning to pursue a master's degree in Biomedical Engineering? Here are some of the best online programs you need to consider.