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Matt Rhule Has Honest Admission On His Life Since Coaching

Former Panthers head coach Matt Rhule

Matt Rhule

Matt Rhule was fired by the Carolina Panthers on October 10th following a 1-4 start to the season. 

Since then, and despite his name being linked to several college jobs, Rhule and his camp have stayed relatively quiet. 

That is, until today. 

During a one-on-one interview with NFL insider Vic Carucci on The 33rd Team, Rhule opened up Monday and spoke on his life after leaving the Carolina franchise. Check out their entire conversation here

Rhule shared his thoughts on several topics during the show, ranging from what he learned in the NFL to how his family was impacted by his firing. 

When he was jokingly asked about the handful of college jobs he's been rumored to post-Carolina, Rhule said the following: 

"Funny you say that. I got fired at 10:35. I did the team meeting at 11... I think that was the timeframe. I’m home by 11:30. And at like 11:35, I get the first call from a search firm.”

Apparently, it didn't take long at all for Rhule to receive interest from schools searching for their next head football coach. 

Based on comments he made later in the show, it seems Rhule is ready to be back out on the sidelines as well. 

"As I sit here now, I miss that whistle,” Rhule said. “I miss being at practice. I miss being with the guys. I miss seeing something done wrong and, ‘Hey, let’s stop it and do it again.’ I miss teaching.”

While linked to several programs since his departure in Carolina, Rhule is reportedly the frontrunner for the open head coaching position at Nebraska. 

Last week, Jesse Simonten of On3Sports said Rhule was "the most discussed name around Nebraska’s search to replace Scott Frost." 

As college football's regular season nears completion, stay on the lookout for Rhule's name as it relates to several major collegiate coaching searches.