Former Wildcat's Rise to NFL Coordinator Highlighted

Thursday 15, 2017

NMU alumnus and former Wildcat tight end Robert Saleh (’01) is profiled on Sports Illustrated’s Monday Morning Quarterback (MMQB) website. The article explains how his brother’s ordeal on 9/11 convinced Saleh to quit his job as a credit analyst to pursue his dream of coaching in the NFL. He rose through the ranks to become defensive coordinator for the San Francisco 49ers. Saleh is believed to be the first Arab-American to hold an NFL coordinator job. Read the full article here

Kristi Evans
News Director

Saleh (49ers photo)