Asian Football Coach Eugene Chung Says NFL Told Him He Was ‘Not the Right Minority’ in Coaching Interview

In an interview with The Boston Globe, NFL assistant coach Eugene Chung revealed that he had interviewed for a coaching position in the off season but was told that he wasn’t right for the job because he isn’t considered the “right minority.” Chung is Korean-American and was the first Asian-American first-round draft pick in the NFL after an historic college career at Virginia Tech. He played three seasons with the New England Patriots before moving on to the Jacksonville Jaguars and ending his career with the Indianapolis Colts.

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