While a couple of names within the college football world have been linked to the Texas A&M job, Dan Campbell is the only name mentioned so far from the NFL. The Detroit Lions head coach could return to his alma mater to replace Jimbo Fisher ahead of the 2024 season.
Campbell has been the head coach of the Detroit Lions since 2021 and his entire coaching experience has been in the NFL, starting with the Miami Dolphins in 2010. The opening at Texas A&M could see his transition to college football if he is deemed fit for the job.
The former tight end had his CFB career at Texas A&M from 1995 to 1998 and made his way to the NFL in 1999 as the 79th overall pick. Following his 11-season career in the league across four teams, Campbell commenced his coaching career in the landscape.