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Browns interested in interviewing Condoleezza Rice

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

The Cleveland Browns would like to interview Condoleezza Rice for their head coaching position. This comes a short time after Browns general manager John Dorsey said that he would be willing to interview a woman for the position.

ESPN’s Adam Schefter said that Dorsey wants to interview Rice. She has no previous head coaching experience and likely will not get the job.

Former Secretary of the State Condoleezza Rice talks with actor and TV personality Greg Kinnear at the opening ceremony of the 2018 Ryder Cup
Condoleezza Rice talks with Greg Kinnear at the opening ceremony of the 2018 Ryder Cup (Getty Images)

The Browns fired Hue Jackson in late October. Gregg Williams has taken over an interim head coach for the rest of the season.

“She’s an amazing person,” a source said to Schefter.

Rice has served in many high-profile roles outside of football. She worked as the Secretary of State under former President George W. Bush. She also was his National Security Advisor prior to her Secretary of State appointment.

The 64-year-old Birmingham, Alabama native has been working at Stanford University since 2010. The Provost returned to be the Denning Professor in Global Business and Economy in the school’s Graduate School of Business. She is also the Thomas and Barbara Stephenson Senior Fellow on Public Policy at the Hoover Institution. She is also a professor of Political Science at Stanford.

She was also selected as one of the first 13 members of the College Football Playoff selection committee. Her term concluded after the 2016 season.

Besides serving as the CFP Selection Committee, her name has been brought up as a potential candidate to be the next NFL Commissioner. Roger Goodell is in that role and is not expected to retire for quite some time.

She also has a relationship with Browns owner Jimmy Haslam. She is also reportedly a Browns fan. When she interviews for the position, is it expected to be a first in NFL history.


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