NEW YORK (WFAN) – What to look for in an assistant football coach: a solid grasp of the X’s and O’s; inspiration and fire; the ability to squeeze the last drop out of young talent.
And if you’re Vanderbilt head coach James Franklin, an attractive spouse.
“I’ve been saying it for a long time, I will not hire an assistant coach until I’ve seen his wife,” Franklin said Wednesday during an appearance on 104.5 The Zone in in Nashville. “If she looks the part, and she’s a D-1 recruit, then you got a chance to get hired. That’s part of the deal.