The Colts pursued Rhule, who coached at Temple before going to Baylor last season, as a potential replacement for Chuck Pagano. He became a top candidate to jump to a Power 5 school on the back of those 10-win campaigns, and somehow (for lack of better options?) chose to tackle the multi-faceted rebuilding situation at Baylor.
Head football coach Matt Rhule is staying put at Baylor.
Other reported interviews - the Colts are not commenting on any aspect of their coaching search - have been with defensive coordinators Mike Vrabel of Houston and Kris Richard of Seattle.
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The Indianapolis Colts interviewed Baylor head coach Matt Rhule earlier in the week for their vacant head coach position but it seems he will remain at Baylor for his second season.
Rhule recently wrapped up his first season in Waco.
Rhule just finished his first season at Baylor, with a 1-11 record in the wake of the mess Art Briles left behind.
The Lariat reached out to both the Baylor Athletic Department and the Indianapolis Colts, but did not hear back by the time of this publication.