Panthers hire Jaguars’ Shula as QBs coach
The Panthers have hired Mike Shula as quarterbacks coach, a key
position as Carolina tries to turn around the NFL’s worst offense
under new coach Ron Rivera.
The 45-year-old son of former Miami coach Don Shula was hired on
Friday. He spent the past four seasons as QBs coach with the
Jacksonville Jaguars, where he oversaw the development of David
Before that, the former Alabama QB was the head coach at his
alma mater, going 26-23 in four seasons.
Shula will be charged with developing a reliable QB after the
struggles of Matt Moore and Jimmy Clausen this season. The Panthers
ranked last in points and yards per game, with the rookie Clausen
going 1-9 as a starter with a league-worst 58.4 passer rating and
no touchdown passes to a wide receiver.