Zac Taylor named Cincinnati Bengals Head Coach

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CINCINNATI, Ohio (KOLN) Former Husker Quarterback Zac Taylor has been named head coach of the Cincinnati Bengals.

The team made the announcement Monday afternoon that Taylor would become the 10th head coach in the franchise's history.

Taylor was the starting quarterback for the University of Nebraska from 2005-06. He was the Big 12 Offensive Player of the year in 2006.

Taylor was an assistant coach with the Miami Dolphins from 2012-15. He spent 2017 as the Rams assistant wide receivers coach, and was named QB coach in 2018.

“I am happy and fortunate to join the Cincinnati Bengals as head coach,” Taylor said in a news release from the Bengals. “This is a great organization with good people and a rich history, and I am excited to get started. I am looking to add to that history by setting high standards, and holding everyone here accountable to those standards. There is a lot of work to do, and this is day one. We’re going to attack every day with enthusiasm to get this team ready to go.”