Fred Taylor interested in becoming Jaguars RBs coach: 3 reasons he's the right choice

• The Jaguars need a new RBs coach after firing Bernie Parmalee. Here are 3 reasons Fred Taylor may be the best candidate for the job

September 14, 2008;  Jacksonville, FL, USA; Jacksonville Jaguars running back Fred Taylor (28)
September 14, 2008; Jacksonville, FL, USA; Jacksonville Jaguars running back Fred Taylor (28) / Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports
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3. This could be Fred Taylor's 1st coaching endeuvor but he knows what it takes

Fred Taylor doesn't have prior experience coaching in the NFL, but you have to start somewhere, right? More often than not, coaches will bring in candidates they're familiar with, but it's always good to get out of your comfort zone, and give someone else a chance. In this case, what Taylor lacks in experience, he more than makes up for it by knowing how to play the position at a high level.

It's true that great players don't always make great coaches, but Taylor's resume is good enough to warrant consideration. He doesn't have as many accolades as other running backs of his generation but one look at his tape will show that he was as good if not better than them.

While he may be a bit rough when it comes to knowing how to coach, that's something he can learn on the road.

2. It would bring attention to his Hall of Fame candidacy

This would benefit Fred Taylor more than the Jaguars but both sides would ultimately have something to gain. Just recently, the former Florida Gator was announced as a finalist for the Pro Football Hall of Fame. This is the first time he's made it as far, having previously been stuck in the semifinalist stage.

By getting a running backs coach in the NFL, he would get more notoriety. Also, he would be incentivized to do a good job. That in turn would be good news for the Jaguars. If he excels, that means their running backs are performing up to expectations.