Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Greg Schiano was ready for the question, and he didn't hesitate to shoot down the rumor that he's interested in going back to college, linked to Penn State.
"I heard that," Schiano said. "No, there is zero truth to that. I'll make it clear: the only job I want is the one I have right now."
Bill O'Brien is still the head coach at Penn State, but there is speculation that he will draw interest to return to the NFL once more jobs come open.
One opening could be with the Bucs, but there are no signs right now which way the Glazer family is leaning. Schiano has three years remaining on his contract, but his Bucs have been a mess in his second season, guaranteed to finish with a worst record and double-digit losses.
Based on the Glazer's history, word could come quickly after the season finale against the Saints, but they also waited a few weeks after the season was over to fire Jon Gruden in 2009.
Expect an announcement on Monday only if the Glazer's have a candidate in hand to replace him. There have been rumors for months that former Bears head coach and former Buc assistant Lovie Smith would replace Schiano, if the Glazer's decide to make a move.
Chargers offensive coordinator Ken Whisenhunt, who took the Cardinals to the Super Bowl in 2009, will also be a hot candidate when the NFL regular season ends Sunday.
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