Cowboys’ Report on Kellen Moore’s Interest in a Top Head Coaching Position.

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Cowboys’ Report on Kellen Moore’s Interest in a Top Head Coaching Position.

Kellen Moore, the offensive coordinator for the Dallas Cowboys, is allegedly one of several candidates competing for the TCU head coaching job.

Moore’s reps “have reached out” to the university’s hiring committee, according to Chris Hummer of 247Sports, about possibly replacing now-former HC Gary Patterson, who left late last month after a two-decade tenure in Fort Worth.

Drew Davison of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram repeated Moore’s interest in succeeding Paterson on Wednesday.

“A number of prospects have piqued my curiosity. “There’s a long way to go,” a source told Davison, adding that Moore “may be fascinated financially.”

With a $6 million annual pay, Patterson was one of college football’s highest-paid coaches.

According to rumors, Jackson State HC Deion Sanders, SMU HC Sonny Dykes, and Clemson OC Tony Elliott are among the other candidates under consideration for the post.

“(TCU Athletic Director Jeremiah) Donati stated that he hopes to have the process completed and a new coach in place by early December, with the early signing period beginning on December 15,” Davison wrote.

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Moore’s career choice would be embraced by the Cowboys.

Moore, the brains behind the NFL’s best offensive, received head-coaching interest earlier this year, interviewing with both his alma mater, Boise State, and the NFC East foe Philadelphia Eagles. The 33-year-old wunderkind chose to remain in Dallas for the 2021 season, signing a substantial contract deal.

While many see Moore as a potential replacement for Mike McCarthy, the Cowboys would “embrace” an outside opportunity since he “truly wants(s) to be a head coach,” according to team vice president Stephen Jones.

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