Baylor head coach Matt Rhule interviewed for the Colts vacancy

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Baylor coach Matt Rhule interviewed for the Indianapolis Colts head coaching vacancy earlier this week.

It looks like fans of the Baylor Bears can breathe a sigh of relief for now with Matt Rhule planning to continue the rebuild project he started last season.

The Indianapolis Colt seem determined to have a thorough search for a head coach, interviewing multiple candidates to replace Chuck Pagano to this point. He became a top candidate to jump to a Power 5 school on the back of those 10-win campaigns, and somehow (for lack of better options?) made a decision to tackle the multi-faceted rebuilding situation at Baylor. He then coached Temple for the next five years and went 28-24 with the Owls.

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Rhule, 42, has mostly been a college coach save for one season in the National Football League in 2012 as an offensive line coach for the Giants. While Rhule doesn't have much in terms of head coaching experience, he is thought to be an up and coming offensive mind. Lauderdale, Fla. He also worked briefly with Al Golden, a former National Football League player, 4-year Miami Hurricanes head coach, and the current Detroit Lions Tight Ends Coach.

Rhule and Matt Nagy, former offensive coordinator of the Kansas City Chiefs, declined further negotiations with the Colts, NFL Network reported.

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