Dallas offensive coordinator Kellen Moore stated Saturday evening he’s not pursuing the Boise State job, and the Cowboys agreed on a multiyear contract extension with their play-caller.
The 32-year-old Moore was a candidate at his alma mater after Bryan Harsin took the Auburn job. Moore was the winningest quarterback in faculty soccer historical past with a 50-Three document when he left Boise State in 2011.
“I’ll all the time root for them, and I hope in the future to be part of this system once more,” Moore stated in a press release issued by the workforce. “We’re constructing one thing particular right here in Dallas. I’m excited for us to place all of it collectively and end the job.”
The Cowboys completed No. 1 within the NFL in complete offense in Moore’s first yr because the play-caller final season and had been main the league once more this yr when quarterback Dak Prescott went down with a season-ending ankle harm in Week 5.
Dallas misplaced six of the primary seven video games with out Prescott, however has received three straight video games with more and more stable manufacturing from backup Andy Dalton to remain alive within the race for the NFC East title. Dalton is 4-Four as Prescott’s alternative.
The Cowboys (6-9) go to the New York Giants (5-10) on Sunday, and the winner could make the playoffs as NFC East champion if Washington (6-9) loses to Philadelphia later within the day. Washington advances to the postseason with a victory.
Moore, who began his professional taking part in profession as an undrafted free agent in Detroit in 2012, spent six seasons within the NFL however solely performed in 2015. He began the ultimate two video games of a misplaced season for Dallas after Tony Romo was injured.
Moore retired in 2018 and instantly grew to become quarterbacks coach for the Cowboys. He was promoted after one yr and known as performs in Jason Garrett’s ultimate season as coach in 2019.
New coach Mike McCarthy determined to maintain Moore in that function regardless of his personal lengthy historical past because the play-caller when he was coach in Inexperienced Bay.