New Tampa Bay Buccaneers
During the third annual Women's Careers in Football Forum at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis last week, Arians told
One significant NFL combine leftover: @BruceArians told me he plans to create a full-time coaching job designated for a woman. Feels pool is wide enough, wants to ensure diversity. https://t.co/T3LHP6RuIU— Melissa Jacobs (@thefootballgirl) March 5, 2019
Arians told Jacobs that he wants to put this role in place as quickly as the 2019 season. He expressed positive sentiments toward what he considers a strong pool of applicants.
Arians added that in order to hire a female to a full-time position would require the internal support of the organization.
"You have to have the right support from ownership," he said.
Yep. Bruce Arians is the man and a leader in diversity. Great for him. Others will follow because because the pool is deep https://t.co/qAlngS4KTw— Steve Wyche (@wyche89) March 6, 2019
While coaching for the Arizona Cardinals
Also in attendance at the