Kliff Kingsbury: Cardinals’ job ‘too good of an opportunity to pass up’ | NFL Countdown

  • Опубликовано: 12 янв 2019
  • New Arizona Cardinals head coach Kliff Kingsbury sits down with Sam Ponder to explain why he decided to take this job and why he's not focusing on what he's accomplished to this point, but rather what he does moving forward. Kingsbury praises Los Angeles Rams’ head coach Sean McVay for his work with the team, especially with Jared Goff, and hopes to mirror that style with the Cardinals. Kingsbury discusses his relationship with Tom Brady and when the New England Patriots quarterback contacts him.
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Комментарии • 165

  • Robert Hummel
    Robert Hummel День назад

    Wilks should still be the head coach.

  • Logan Bartolozzi
    Logan Bartolozzi День назад +2

    Imagine getting fired from Texas tech and getting an nfl head coaching job 😂

  • imnotfat
    imnotfat День назад

    Honestly Dwayne Haskins is in my opinion the top Draft QB pick he's 6'3 and 230 pounds with outstanding gameplay

  • Abel Zalazar
    Abel Zalazar 2 дня назад

    I'm not making any excuse for for cliff kinsberry but let's be honest Texas tech is not high on most high school player it's O.U. Texas. A.M. EVEN HOUSTON. I HOPE HE DOES GOOD .

  • wyominggoat1
    wyominggoat1 2 дня назад

    He don’t have a number one pick

    • the man
      the man День назад +1

      Surprise: Cardinals pick #1

  • Omen Rhysta
    Omen Rhysta 2 дня назад


  • Drew England
    Drew England 2 дня назад

    He didn’t coach Baker Mayfield, Baker got hurt and Kliff wrote him off and Didn’t think he was good enough to play at Texas Tech and that’s why he transferred.

  • Colton Begay
    Colton Begay 3 дня назад

    Need OL, won't mean much if this keeps getting neglected or be looking at a new coach two years from now

  • The Waffle Cone Kid
    The Waffle Cone Kid 3 дня назад

    Was he thinking about getting Murray.

  • Joseph Perez
    Joseph Perez 3 дня назад

    I’m rooting for him

  • Leveraged
    Leveraged 4 дня назад

    I guess they’re hiring just based on looks now.

  • duane jessup
    duane jessup 4 дня назад

    Kliff Kingsbury and Nick wright share custody of the same nose

  • rudy2fat
    rudy2fat 4 дня назад

    I actually like Kingsbury. Texas Tech not an easy place to win unless your Mike Leach.

    • Richard P.
      Richard P. 8 часов назад

      Im not denying any of that, my original point was winning at Texas Tech under an athletic budget thats viewed as top 25 in the country is very possible. Lets not get off track here and get into a pissing contest about Okie St and TTU's budget. Kingsbury winning at TTU was my original point which I stick to, if he was a good coach he would have won more games but I wish him the best of luck at Arizona.

    • rudy2fat
      rudy2fat 9 часов назад

      +Richard P. You must have missed the first article by 247 which was taken this past year. Okla State has the funds to keep SEC schools away from stealing Gundy. TT does not. Tenn tried to steal him and he stayed cause Okla State got the money. Gundy makes over 4 million a year. TT is nowhere near that.

    • Richard P.
      Richard P. 9 часов назад

      That list is from 6 years ago and is only about indoor facilities, which Tech did not have one 6 years ago, they now do. I was talking about the most valuable football programs as far as athletic budgets go not booster donations from guys like Boone Pickens. Clearly OSU has money but my point being that TTU has enough resources to win as the basketball and baseball programs have shown (both top 10). Hopefully Matt Wells can do what Kingsbury could not.

    • MultiXmen2011
      MultiXmen2011 День назад

      +Richard P. Oklahoma State got T. Boone Pickens as a booster. He spent over 500 million into the program. The damn stadium is named after the guy for christ sake

    • rudy2fat
      rudy2fat День назад

      +Richard P. Number 8 on this list bleacherreport.com/articles/1710759-power-ranking-the-25-most-impressive-facilities-in-college-football#slide18

  • Little Chino SS
    Little Chino SS 4 дня назад

    It's OVER for us.......... we're going to suck ass...

  • Jo Jo32
    Jo Jo32 5 дней назад

    As a cards fan I was kinda hoping we wouldn't hire him but oh well. I giving my full faith that youll turns things around

  • Aj Surles
    Aj Surles 5 дней назад

    That nigga didn’t care about Baker Mayfield

  • Jose M
    Jose M 5 дней назад

    I think he’ll work out. I’m a Texas tech fan so I know the difficulties he had there

  • MotherLoveBone
    MotherLoveBone 5 дней назад

    But SkipppppppUp!

  • Ja Crispy
    Ja Crispy 5 дней назад

    Please, just please don't be Steve Wilks 2.0 😭

      AZCARDSNRD11 5 дней назад

      +Ja Crispy I understand Kliff has a good young O mind.

    • Ja Crispy
      Ja Crispy 5 дней назад

      +AZCARDSNRD11 We can only hope man. I'm not trying to watch another 3-13 sad, boring ass season

      AZCARDSNRD11 5 дней назад

      Ja Crispy He won’t. We don’t need a copycat Wilks hire.

  • Darious Costley
    Darious Costley 6 дней назад +4


  • Geoff Thompson
    Geoff Thompson 6 дней назад

    It looks like Brian Flores, Patriots linebackers coach, is going to be the head coach of the Dolphins.
    We'll see what the peanut gallery has to say at that point.

  • Charissa Thompson
    Charissa Thompson 6 дней назад +1

    It is over for the cardinals

  • Dontdoittoyoself
    Dontdoittoyoself 6 дней назад

    Most of these coaches say whatever about the QB the team drafted before they was there but as soon as things don't go well they will cover themselves and say he wasn't my guy.

  • Harambe Nights
    Harambe Nights 6 дней назад +1

    I would like to insert my penis inside of that ESPN reporter.

    • Isaac Gurrola
      Isaac Gurrola 5 дней назад

      Randy Dubin that’s funny 🤣

    • Randy Dubin
      Randy Dubin 6 дней назад

      She's married to a QB, Jackass.

  • Shay Gibson
    Shay Gibson 6 дней назад +1

    He’s gonna be a great coach! I’ll be back next year to claim my W.

  • Isaac Gurrola
    Isaac Gurrola 6 дней назад +7

    Cardinals pick Nick Bosa At # 1

  • justaction
    justaction 6 дней назад

    Money talks

  • jeoh93
    jeoh93 6 дней назад +10

    Hopefully not having to recruit and play politics with boosters helps him

  • 808bboarder
    808bboarder 6 дней назад +4

    And the young HC hires continue! We are entering a new era people lol

  • dowork2091
    dowork2091 6 дней назад

    What a clown u said the same thing when usc hired for what two days

  • BigChubbz
    BigChubbz 6 дней назад

    Dude still the goat for stuffing Holly sonders

  • Hillary Machinery Inc
    Hillary Machinery Inc 6 дней назад +3

    Im happy for Kingsbury but I am not happy for Arizona. He was a failure as a head coach at college level. What did Arizona see in him that they believed would make him successful as their head coach. I wish him and the Cardinals success but the odds of success are better in a lotto or a game of craps.

    • Hillary Machinery Inc
      Hillary Machinery Inc 5 дней назад

      Noted but his job as head coach wasnt to groom QB’s, his job was to win more games than he lost in in 5+ seasons he wasnt able to do that. Hes not going to AZ as an OC but as a head coach.

    • Shaaya Ellis
      Shaaya Ellis 6 дней назад

      Hillary Machinery Inc He groomed Pat Mahones & Baker Mayfield.

  • uncle tom
    uncle tom 6 дней назад +1

    He sucked when he played

    • Arizona Animal
      Arizona Animal 6 дней назад +1

      Which means,he'll be a Great coach.

  • Mikel Best
    Mikel Best 6 дней назад +1

    @KE MILLION: fuck off. No ones gonna suscribe to you.

  • Brendan Southern
    Brendan Southern 6 дней назад +3

    My cards are going to be a laughing stock

    • Baseballautographs02
      Baseballautographs02 День назад

      You can pin this.. Cardinals make the playoffs in kliff’s first season

    • Ja Crispy
      Ja Crispy 5 дней назад +1

      +♿️rippKy 〽️all Couldn't have said it any better. We have a very stacked team, it's just hard to be good with shitty coaching and an O line that cant go one week without falling apart. We just need some good coaching staff and should for sure be a playoff contender 👍

    • ♿️rippKy 〽️all
      ♿️rippKy 〽️all 5 дней назад +1

      L i am not going to set any expectations about this season not after what happened this last year with wilks. this hire with kingsbury was either a genius idea or horribly stupid , we will have to wait and see. but how can you say we have no talent? DJ , Kirk , Chandler Jones , maybe larry who knows , Rosen , budda baker , patrick peterson. we have the pieces there.
      people got to remember before last year with more experienced coaches we went 8-8 in the NFC West with blaine gabbert our 3rd string QB at the time no running game at all with david johnson being hurt , and kerwynn williams and penny not playing up to their potential, and all the other injuries that added up as well.
      we had a Rookie HC that had no input on the Offensive side of the ball with a rookie QB and a horrible injured OL , and a rookie first time play caller for more that half the season. how much can you really have expected out of this offense. on the other side of the ball we had a new defensive scheme at 4-3 , when the cards played 3-4 under arians. not to mention a rookie DC as well who was clearly inexperienced.
      this year we have brought a new fresh offensive mind to help rosen out and develop behind a coach who has had much success with QBs in the past. the offense should be much more creative. and on the defensive side we brought a VETERAN DC who has had major success on the defensive side and we are going back to 3-4 which is what the cards personnel was meant to play. great hire as well.
      all in all , the cardinals don’t lack talent at all and if draft right and sign the right FAs this offseason we have hope , we can be sleepers in the NFL as no one is projecting the cardinals to do much this season and is just bringing negativity to the franchise.

    • L
      L 5 дней назад +1

      Dude thats the point you don't have talent
      You have to rebuild dude

  • Gman Hassan
    Gman Hassan 6 дней назад

    Fuck offf u bachelor wanna be ,,

  • Manny Manhattan Music
    Manny Manhattan Music 6 дней назад +13

    The Ryan Gosling thing wears off after enough losses. Ask Texas Tech, his alma mater, which fired him

    • Jesse Jackson
      Jesse Jackson 4 дня назад +1

      +Bransen Smith Having gone through the Kingsbury era '12-'16 at TTU I can say without a doubt his tenure was the greatest triumph but also the greatest heartbreak. He reinvigorated the program after Tuberville bloted out of here for Cincy gave us our identity and pride back and gave us the greatest offenses and quarterbacks Tech had seen since Harrell years. He just never solved the defense and those coordinators/recruits in CFB are at a premium for a school located on the South Plains. Just couldn't run a complete program--I challenge the declining atheltic program however. Kliffs tenure and exposure allowed for the field refurbishment, Jumbotron upgrade, Sports Performance Center opening (Huge) as well as countless other investment gifts from alumni to support a program everyone knows is on the rise. Kirby Hocutt our AD chose him, but compared to recent hires such as Chris Beard and Tim Tadlock on the baseball and basketball fronts there was simply no further excuse for shorting the defense and fanbase when the other two "big-3" sports are competing for national championships the past few seasons. Tech will be better as will Kliff I believe and he will be a force in the NFL--he already has the Broncos DC so watch out!

    • Shay Gibson
      Shay Gibson 5 дней назад +1

      Bransen Smith I respect your input, but in comparison to other schools in your conference there is no way Texas Tech could compete with the other programs. Most of the scholarship offers T Tech offers are declined for schools like Oklahoma or Texas.

    • Bransen Smith
      Bransen Smith 5 дней назад +1

      I am a current student at Texas Tech and let me tell you... while he is a great quarterback coach, he is not a very good head coach. As expressed by our last few seasons. The university had no choice but to pay up the rest of his contract and fire him due to declining sales from the athletic department because we just were not winning. A lot of our school funding comes from our football program...

    • Shay Gibson
      Shay Gibson 6 дней назад +1

      Still a irrelevant program, and not a good factor to evaluate coaching potential in the NFL.

    • Manny Manhattan Music
      Manny Manhattan Music 6 дней назад +1

      Shay Gibson Spike Dykes (.550), Mike Leach (.661), Tommy Tuberville (.541), Kliff Kingsbury (.446)

  • GetBuckets
    GetBuckets 6 дней назад +1

    This guys got an ego on him there have been stories he'd ignore players if they weren't starters. Guys an average looking dude that wears sunglasses and loses games , there's a reason franchises like Arizona are perennial losers.

    • Richard P.
      Richard P. 3 дня назад

      Dont know how well hes going to do in the NFL but the thing about Kliff ignoring players is completely false. Tech fan here from Lubbock and everything Ive heard about Kliff whether itd be from media, asst coaches or players is thats hes a great man and human being. The only ever negative thing spoken about him is from Baker who seems to have an issue with a lot of folks. Dont take my word for it, take a glance at his former Tech players on social media and they all praised him when he got fired and congratulated him when he got hired at Arizona. Hes a good guy who I dont think is quite ready to be an NFL head coach but we shall see.

  • DoubleDeuce 22
    DoubleDeuce 22 6 дней назад +2

    I just finished watching the day in the life of with him at texas tech and just found this

  • Jordan Davis
    Jordan Davis 6 дней назад +22

    If Marvin Lewis, Kliff Kingsbury, and Kwame Brown catch Stephen A is public it really might be over for him

  • Josh Wall
    Josh Wall 6 дней назад +1

    Everybodys always gushing over this dude yet in reality hes like a well groomed gopher rat

  • asiajake
    asiajake 6 дней назад +6

    So if he does not do well his firt year will he get fired?

    • Robert Butcher
      Robert Butcher 2 дня назад

      I hate all of these replies like this, none of which are original. It's painfully obvious who didn't watch a Cardinals game last year. Jump on that bandwagon. They were historically bad. Abysmal. Not even fun to watch. Wilks was fired because he was that bad. He took a pro bowl running back and would run him twice up the middle of a makeshift offensive line on every series. He's a pass catcher. Nothing to do with his skill set. It had nothing to do with color or how good a guy he was. He was over his head and a bad head coach. Next time watch some actual football.

    • Planet Alex
      Planet Alex 4 дня назад

      asiajake no he’s a young coach they’re going to be patient with him it’s not like with wilks

      KE MILLION 6 дней назад +1

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  • Ball Life
    Ball Life 6 дней назад +3

    I hope the stick wit Rosen cuz I’m excited for that offense

      KE MILLION 6 дней назад +1

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  • Ken Fulton {Baby Elder}
    Ken Fulton {Baby Elder} 6 дней назад +34

    Ok im 19 so im young and I don’t know Sean Mcvay but I seen him at a rams game am I qualified to be an NFL coach?

    • Mark Jefferson
      Mark Jefferson День назад

      I watched him on TV. Am I qualified? I really want to be a coach, and apparently the requirements are knowing mcvay. I watch him alot.

    • Planet Alex
      Planet Alex 4 дня назад

      Ken Fulton {Baby Elder} actually he’s good at coaching offense he’s never coach an offense under 20 in the entire country maybe he’s not the answer at head coach but there’s no doubt he’s not here cause of Sean McVay he’s got 10 years of play calling experience more than twice of Sean McVay, so your regurgitated sport media shot is getting old 😂

    • L
      L 5 дней назад

      +Hillary Machinery Inc Seriously y'all think Nick Saban is some Xs and Os guy?
      Ever heard the term CEO in Football?
      That's what guys like Butch Davis
      Bill and so many others do
      You get the right hires and they handle their job and you make the decisions on building a team they can coach
      Dabo does it too
      If Kliff Kingsbury has a DC who will do the job
      Be very warm in a few years about Arizona as I can see a lot better days

    • L
      L 5 дней назад

      +Hillary Machinery Inc That's also something I don't care about
      In successful coaching you do one thing if you can't coach it all
      Nick Saban and Bill Belicheck does it
      Handle this side of the fucking ball and I'll handle mine
      Jim Harbaugh did this as well
      Vic Fangio was the entire reason for that Niners Defense
      And this Bears Defense which Nagy delegated
      And Pagano will be delegated that duty as
      The Big 12 and especially TTU isn't known for Defense
      As long as he has a DC who can legit call a D
      Who TF cares about TTU?

    • Hillary Machinery Inc
      Hillary Machinery Inc 6 дней назад +2

      +L word, but his goal as a head coach is not to produce Heisman candidates, but to win more than lose........he failed at that

  • This bitch loud in every movie
    This bitch loud in every movie 6 дней назад +8

    Instead of going 3-13 maybe they will go 4-12 next year or if they are lucky 5-11!

    • This bitch loud in every movie
      This bitch loud in every movie 5 дней назад

      L if he was an offensive Coordinator I would have absolutely no problem with him coming to the NFL but being a head coach is completely different

    • L
      L 5 дней назад

      And lastly the bitch has a name
      Tasha Smith
      And yes she is loud as she is supposed to be

    • L
      L 5 дней назад

      +This bitch loud in every movie so honestly you might look really dumb anyway for this
      But he may fail
      But y'all doubted the same type of coaches like Reich
      Like Nagy
      Like Mcvay
      They all have great DCs who handle shit
      Kris Richard is still a hire to make too
      So don't buy that Bug 12 shit
      I watched what they did
      98% of the time they are scoring 38+

    • L
      L 5 дней назад +1

      +This bitch loud in every movie Ok because last time I checked
      Matt Nagy
      McVay were very questionable hires
      And you obviously don't understand what is done nowadays
      The only real downside of Kingsbury is one factor
      Defense so .... He gets a good DC who handles that side what's stopping him from succeeding in the Offense?
      Bill Belicheck is not an Offensive guy if you haven't realized
      Nick Saban is not a tactical coach
      They are CEO types who delegate
      Matt Nagy will give the Defense to Pagano
      Kliff should hire a Coordinator who will do the same
      It's not about his past(and Offense didn't suffer with him so who cares for me) it's about how he fits into changing the offense and QB situation

    • This bitch loud in every movie
      This bitch loud in every movie 5 дней назад

      L If you can’t win in the Big 12 I doubt you can win in the NFL

  • Gianluigi Laressa
    Gianluigi Laressa 6 дней назад +1


    • Skyler Hamilton
      Skyler Hamilton 6 дней назад

      +KE MILLION no. Stop self promoting.

      KE MILLION 6 дней назад +1

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  • robb wallace
    robb wallace 6 дней назад +7

    John mcvay

    • robb wallace
      robb wallace 2 дня назад +1


    • robb wallace
      robb wallace 2 дня назад +1


    • L
      L 5 дней назад

      He can coach as long as he delegates
      He will be fine

    • Ken Fulton {Baby Elder}
      Ken Fulton {Baby Elder} 6 дней назад +1

      Like a mix of John Gruden and Sean Mcvay?

  • QuietStormX
    QuietStormX 6 дней назад +6

    He ain't a Young African American! ;-(

    • QuietStormX
      QuietStormX 3 дня назад

      +Austin GodwinWhat a Racist post and You Too

    • mike richards
      mike richards 3 дня назад

      I like how white people from small towns think they have some kind of perspective. There is no diversity in your town.

    • Austin Godwin
      Austin Godwin 3 дня назад

      Blacks will forever play the race card it’s the only thing they have lol

    • mike richards
      mike richards 3 дня назад

      +Ryan Spring Where's the black qb coach who went from qb coach to head coach? Color is very important. That is just how it is in America.

    • QuietStormX
      QuietStormX 3 дня назад

      +Ryan Springit is about Race and opportunity African Americans are not getting the same chances young too..

  • Lil Dagga
    Lil Dagga 6 дней назад +36

    This guy couldn’t get it done in the big 12 but y’all think he ready for the nfl? Lmao 😂 good luck

    • Jonny Watts
      Jonny Watts День назад

      Look at Bill Walsh's record at Stanford before winning three Super Bowls.

    • Devante Benton
      Devante Benton 4 дня назад +1

      He’s had a top 10 offense every year at Texas Tech🤦🏿‍♂️ he’s coached Mahomes and Baker Mayfield. I’m pretty sure he knows what he’s doing

    • Planet Alex
      Planet Alex 4 дня назад +1

      theocratickingdom30 his teams were competitive though it’s not like they were getting killed most games also tech Has never won a meaningful bowl game and they fired mike leach, they’re a joke of a school

    • Planet Alex
      Planet Alex 4 дня назад +1

      rudy2fat he played under mike leach so he knows that kind of offense and he’s a legend at tech regardless of coaching , also lazy to look at just half of his 12 year coaching Career you need full context

    • Planet Alex
      Planet Alex 4 дня назад

      L *case keenum as well

  • leGoat is the best player ever of all timer.


    • L
      L 5 дней назад

      +Darious Costley Are you?

    • Darious Costley
      Darious Costley 6 дней назад

      noel brooks keep that same energy

    • Darious Costley
      Darious Costley 6 дней назад

      leGoat is the best player ever of all timer. I like these picks

    • noel brooks
      noel brooks 6 дней назад

      You almost got it cowboys ain’t going nowhere bro

  • DopestVlogger99
    DopestVlogger99 6 дней назад +14

    They’re taking kyler at #1

    • Devante Benton
      Devante Benton 4 дня назад

      Nope he’s already committed to Rosen. Try again

    • Planet Alex
      Planet Alex 4 дня назад +1

      Tye The Great it’s not happening the only reason he has a HC job in the NFL so fast is cause Rosen wanted him he doesn’t have the leverage to make that call anyway

    • Planet Alex
      Planet Alex 4 дня назад +1

      DopestVlogger99 Kyler is too small he’s not getting draft before the 2 round

      KE MILLION 6 дней назад +1

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    • RicoSuaVe
      RicoSuaVe 6 дней назад +1

      Rosen is a true QB. It'll be Nick Bosa.

  • DopestVlogger99
    DopestVlogger99 6 дней назад +2


      KE MILLION 6 дней назад +1

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