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On The Fly: Tyler Matakevich Speaks Highly Of Matt Rhule, His Former Temple Coach

On The Fly: Tyler Matakevich Speaks Highly Of Matt Rhule, His Former Temple Coach

A tweet from Steelers rookie linebacker Tyler Matakevich, who played for Matt Rhule at Temple: "This man changed my life. Gave me an opportunity when no one else would. He believed in me and that's why I love him! Happy for you coach!" Rhule is the new Baylor coach. Matakevich, the Stratford native who went to St. Joseph in Trumbull, was not recruited by UConn. Temple was the only FBS school to offer him a scholarship. ... Rhule followed Tom Herman out of the AAC. Herman went from Houston to Texas. And now Willie Taggart of South Florida will become the first black head coach in Oregon history. ... As weird as it sounds, had Bob Diaco won eight...

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