The Nebraska football program doesn't have a giant coaching tree. When talking about active head coaches who once played or coached at Nebraska, there's Frank Solich at Ohio, Bo Pelini at Youngstown State, Craig Bohl at Wyoming and Scott Frost with the Huskers. Turner Gill had been among those most prominent head coaches who once played in Lincoln but he has since retired. The coaching tree could gain another branch thanks to what looks to be a very active NFL coaching carousel in 2018. When talking about who is going where Los Angeles Rams assistant coach Zac Taylor is a rather popular name.

Zac Taylor getting mentioned for more than one team

Taylor, the Nebraska football quarterback when Bill Callahan was the head man, has had a productive coaching career, despite having hung up the cleats not all that long ago. Earlier this season, he was rumored to be one of the top prospects to take over for Hue Jackson with the Cleveland Browns. Since Greg Wiliams and Freddie Kitchens have managed to turn the team around, it appears one of them will get that job in the end.

That doesn't mean Zac Taylor is going to be left out in the cold.

Rumors have popped up that the offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach could be the top target for the Arizona Cardinals and the Denver Broncos. NFL Network reporter Mike Garafolo was the first to report that Arizona, which fired its head coach after just one season might be in the market for the former Husker. The team has officially asked for permission to talk to him, though that doesn't mean he's automatically going to be hired.

Denver Broncos could be looking at former Nebraska football star for a couple of positions

Fansided's Predominantly Orange is reporting the Broncos are also looking to interview Zac Taylor, though they might not be looking at him as a head coach. After the first back to back losing seasons since the 1970s, Denver might be a bit nervous about hiring another head coach with zero experience at the position.

The website posts the Broncos could be looking at Taylor as the offensive coordinator and potential head coach in waiting.

That might be enough to lure him away from Los Angeles, especially if he isn't given an offer from any other team. It's hard to tell whether he would leave what has become a perennial playoff team for a rebuilding franchise in a lateral move. What is clear is that the former Nebraska football star is looking like one of the most sought-after commodities in the 2018 NFL Coaching Carousel.