(CTN News) – It has been announced that Jerod Mayo, a former player and current assistant coach, has been selected to succeed Bill Belichick as head coach of the New England Patriots in Foxborough, Massachusetts.
After serving the teamyears and winning six championships, Belichick has announced his departure, as reported by multiple sources.
As an inside linebackers coach, Jerod Mayo, 37, returns to the Patriots after spending his entire playing career with them from 2008 to 2015. As part of his contract, he is reportedly as Belichick’s successor, marking transition within the coaching staff.
The former Patriots’ Pro Bowl player will now become the NFL’s youngest head coach, surpassing Los Angeles Jerod Mayo Rams coach Sean McVay by one month.
He was selected in the first round of the 2008 NFL Draft from the University ofrecorded 905 tackles in 103 games, and earned Pro Bowl honors in 2010 and 2012.
At a press conference on Thursday, Belichick expressed gratitude to the players, staff, and fans for their contributions to the team’s success.
Robert Kraft, thehighlighted the positive aspects of their 24-year partnership in his resignation letter.
I am proud of ourI do not believe in the NFL there has been any partnership that has lasted longer and produced as much as ours,” Kraft stated.
year remaining on his contract, Belichick departs without compensation, expressing his intention to continue coaching.
With the transition to Jerod Mayo, the Patriots aim to revitalise their performance after missing the