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Global Sport Institute NFL data cited in Wall Street Journal column on Brian Flores

'Why There Aren’t More Black Coaches in the NFL'
February 8, 2022

Brian Flores

"Head coaches in the NFL more recently have tended to follow a certain career path. An insightful article last month by the sportswriter Shalise Manza Young noted that, since 2016, three-quarters of the 40 head coaches hired had worked as offensive coordinators. In 2021 only seven of the league’s 33 offensive coordinators were black."

Read the full Op-Ed here.