Is Tom Cable the Right Coach for the Oakland Raiders?

Coach Elkins Contributor IJune 24, 2009

ALAMEDA, CA - MAY 08:  Oakland Raiders coach Tom Cable watches his team during the Raiders minicamp at the team's permanent training facility on May 8, 2009 in Alameda, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Tom Cable Head Football Coach Oakland Raiders might be a nice guy, but is he the man for this job?

Time will only tell if the man Al Davis hired to replace Lane Kiffin has the answers to the Raiders long tedious decent toward mediocrity.

According to informaion contained on wikipedia regarding Coach Cable:

At Idaho, his alma mater from 2000–2003. At Idaho, Cable compiled a record of 11–35 (.239) in four straight losing seasons. Idaho did not renew Cable's contract at the conclusion of the 2003 season, and he was quickly replaced by Nick Holt who went 5-18 in two seasons. Five of Cable's losses at Idaho were to lower Division I-AA schools, while one of his wins was against a I-AA.

Last season with Oakland, he finished with a 4-8 record.

CLICK HERE to watch a feature recorded on May 18, 2009 on NFL NETWORK where Tom Cable explains that all he wants to be is himself.