With a coaching resume that dates back 25 seasons, here's a look at Matt Rhule's career before being named head coach of Nebraska football.
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Jan. 31, 1975: Matt Rhule is born in New York City.
1990-94: Rhule played linebacker at State College Area High School.
1994-97: Rhule walked on at Penn State. He played under Joe Paterno.
1998: Rhule serves as a volunteer assistant at Penn State.
1998: Rhule hired as linebackers coach at Albright College.
1999-2000: Rhule hired as defensive line coach at Buffalo. The Bulls went 0-11 and 2-9 during those seasons.
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2001: Rhule hired as defensive line coach at UCLA. The Bruins finished 7-4 that season.
2002: Rhule hired by Western Carolina as special teams and linebackers coach by first-year head coach Kent Briggs. The Catamounts went 5-6 that season.
2003-04: Rhule serves as associate head coach, special teams and linebackers coach at Western Carolina. The Catamounts went 5-7 and 4-7 during those seasons.
2005: Rhule adds running game coordinator to his titles at Western Carolina. The Catamounts went 5-4.
2006: Rhule hired as the defensive line coach at Temple. The Owls went 1-11 under first-year head coach Al Golden.
2007: Rhule becomes Temple's quarterbacks coach and recruiting coordinator. The Owls improved to 4-8 that season.
2008-2010: Rhule adds tight ends coach to his titles at Temple. The Owls went 5-7, 9-4, 8-4 and 9-4. In 2009, the Owls went to their first bowl since 1979, where they lost to UCLA 30-21. In 2010, the Owls were the only team with more than six wins that wasn't invited to a bowl game.
2011: First-year head coach Steve Addazio makes Rhule his offensive coordinator as well as tight ends coach and recruiting coordinator. That season, the Owls won their first bowl game — 37-15 victory over Wyoming in the New Mexico Bowl — since 1979.
2012: Rhule makes his NFL debut when the New York Giants hired him as an assistant offensive line coach. The Giants went 9-7 and did not make the playoffs.
Dec. 17, 2012: Rhule named head coach of Temple. He replaced Addazio, who left to become Boston College's coach.
2013: In Rhule's first season, Temple went 2-10, defeating only Army and Memphis.
2014: Temple improved to 6-6 in Rhule's second season, but despite being bowl eligible the Owls were not invited to one.
July 2015: Rhule signs a four-year extension to remain at Temple until 2021.
Sept. 5, 2015: Rhule's Owls defeat his alma mater Penn State 27-10
Dec. 22, 2015: Temple finishes a 10-4 season with a 32-17 loss to Toledo in the Boca Raton Bowl. The Owls went 10-2 in the regular season, won the East Division of the AAC and reached their first conference championship game — a 24-13 loss to No. 19 Houston.
2016: Rhule's Owls went 7-1 in the AAC, reaching the conference championship for the second straight season. Rhule's final game as Temple's coach was the 34-10 win over No. 19 Navy in the AAC title game.
Dec. 6, 2016: Rhule resigns from Temple — ahead of their bowl game — to become Baylor's head coach.
2017: Baylor finished 1-11 in Rhule's first season at the helm. It was the first time the Bears didn't qualify for a bowl since 2009.
2018: Baylor improved to 7-6 in Rhule's second season. The Bears defeated Vanderbilt 45-38 at the Texas Bowl.
2019: In Rhule's third season, Baylor went 11-1 in the regular season before losing to No. Oklahoma in the Big 12 championship and No. 5 Georgia in the Sugar Bowl. Rhule was named the Big 12 coach of the year by the conference and the Associated Press.
Jan. 7, 2020: Rhule was named the head coach of the Carolina Panthers.
2020: In his first season as an NFL head coach, Rhule's Panthers went 5-11 to finish third in the NFC South. Carolina did not make the playoffs for the third straight season.
2021: Under Rhule, Carolina went 5-12, missing the playoffs again.
Oct 10, 2022: After starting the season 1-4, Rhule was fired as the Carolina Panthers' head coach. He finished with a 11-27 record.
Nov. 25, 2022: Sources began report that Nebraska was finalizing a deal with Rhule to become the Huskers next football coach, replacing former head coach Scott Frost and interim coach Mickey Joseph.
Nov. 26, 2022: Nebraska announced that Rhule would be the next Husker football coach.