Ryan Clark Admits Role in Triggering Steelers’ Mike Tomlin

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Ryan Clark of ESPN before the College Football Playoff National Championship game at the Mercedes Benz Superdome in New Orleans on January 13, 2020.

On Tuesday Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin had a meltdown at the tail end of his weekly press conference, having been asked about rumors that he’s a candidate for several different Power 5 head coaching jobs.

“I don’t have time for that speculation. That’s a joke to me. I’ve got one of the best jobs in all of professional sports. Why would I have any interest in coaching college football?” Tomlin responded, clearly getting hot under the collar.

“That will be the last time that I address (these rumors). And not only today, but moving forward. Never say never, but never, okay?” concluded Tomlin, who has been in his current job for the past 15 years.

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Mike Tomlin Reacts To What He’s Seen From Najee Harris

Mike Tomlin wearing a Steelers hat in Pittsburgh.

Mike Tomlin wearing a Steelers hat in Pittsburgh.

The Pittsburgh Steelers selected Najee Harris with the 24th overall pick in the 2021 NFL Draft. It’s rare for running backs to go in the first round, but the AFC North franchise is clearly very high on the former Alabama Crimson Tide standout.

Harris is already giving the Steelers reasons to be optimistic about the draft pick, too.

Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin said he’s been very impressed with what he’s seen from Harris so far in rookie minicamp.

“He is a sharp guy,” Tomlin said of Harris, via Brooke Pryor of ESPN. “He is a football guy. You can tell he is passionate about football. He can articulate the game very well, so it’s a lot to be excited about.

“It is more noticeable simply because there’s not a lot of people to work with. He’s getting an opportunity to

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