Dabo or Harbaugh? Who is the better fit to be the next Raiders head coach?
The Case for Dabo
It’s hard to say whether or not Dabo’s presence at the Washington game was a coincidence or not. Dabo could’ve just been there to watch some of his former players go to work. But fans and viewers couldn’t help but speculate that Davis brought Dabo to the field to discuss potentially coaching the team next season.
Dabo’s had an exceptionally successful career with the Clemson Tigers, posting a 149-36 record in that span. He’s also been able to win two National Championship titles and a handful of bowl game victories. One of those championship runs occurred in 2018, where he ultimately finished the season with an undefeated record. So, he’s obviously an effective and proven play-caller, as well as a good leader. Las Vegas could use all three.
If Dabo is ready to leave collegiate ball and make a move to the NFL, then now would be a perfect time. In the past two seasons, his team has begun to slide downhill. Last year, the team had its struggles and eventually fell to Justin Fields and Ohio State.
This season, after losing Trevor Lawrence, the team has found themselves at 9-3 and are out of the College Football Playoffs. So, if Dabo feels like that another National Championship isn’t in the near future, then he may decide it’s time to move on. And Davis may try to jump on that possibility.