Originally Posted by 49ersfan_87
Yeah thats true. Even a HOFer like Singletary started out as a LB coach. Romanowski should start out on a similar path, im sure he could be a LB coach in the NFL.
Being an NFL player obviously helps and open doors, but from there on, you still have to have the right makeup to coach. Let me put it to you this way, not every coach may have opportunity to play football, while not every NFL player can be a coach. Some people are gifted with the brain, while others with the body. One example is texas tech coach who never played,and takes pride in that too. Mike S. is lucky. He has the resume while playing AND the personality makeup to perhaps be successful. But even he will be tested too in his career. He very well could be a bust and not get an NFL coaching job, and may go to college.
Bill Romanowski is a nut case. I wouldn't want to work on his staff and have him go postal on a coach for calling a bad play. lol. You will have the Buddy ryan-Kevin Gilbride situation where a coach gets punched on the sideline.