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Parcells wants his own guy, so Cameron's out

Bill Parcells wanted his own guy. And he didn't known Cam Cameron. That's why the Dolphins will have a new head coach next season, writes John Clayton.

Originally Published: January 3, 2008
By John Clayton | ESPN.com

When Cam Cameron left his meeting Tuesday with Bill Parcells, the Dolphins' new executive vice president of football operations, he was hopeful of saving his job as head coach.

After all, Texas Tech basketball coach Bobby Knight -- a mutual friend of both parties and the coach when Cameron was a two-sport letterman at Indiana -- had put in a good word with Parcells. Out of respect for Knight, Parcells listened.

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