Saturday, February 27, 2010
Clausen talks up Weis
By Bill Williamson
INDIANAPOLIS -- If the Kansas City Chiefs are interested in reuniting Jimmy Clausen with Charlie Weis, his former coach at Notre Dame, the quarterback would be all for it.
Clausen couldn’t stop praising Weis on Saturday when he met the media at the NFL combine. There have been some reports that Kansas City could be tempted to take Clausen. Weis is the Chiefs’ new offensive coordinator.
"He's a great quarterback coach, one of the best I've ever had. He's probably the smartest coach I've ever been around,” Clausen said. “Coach Weis definitely knows what he's doing. He puts me in a great position to go out there and just play football and make plays."
Clausen, who said he talked to Washington and Buffalo on Friday night, credits Weis for preparing him for this weekend and beyond.
"I've been in coach Weis' system the past three years. I'm a little familiar with the West Coast system,” Clausen said. “I've played under center for the past three years under coach Weis. We've been in shotgun, so I've been a lot of different variety of offenses."