Stanford's David Shaw reportedly approached by Redskins

Matt Kartozian-USA TODAY Sports

It seems unlikely any team will be able to take Shaw away from his alma mater.

Mike Shanahan's tenure in Washington is done, which means Dan Snyder's team is looking for a new head coach. One of the hottest young names in the coaching circle is Stanford head man David Shaw, and Washington has reportedly inquired about Shaw's availability through a third-party, Adam Schefter is reporting.

Shaw has been connected to nearly every NFL opening over the past two seasons as well as most college openings, but he has flatly denied any rumors of him taking another job.

Shaw is a Stanford alum, playing wide receiver at the school from 1991-94 and getting his first big coaching break as the offensive coordinator in 2007. With a 34-6 record and three BCS bowl appearances in three seasons and his history with the school, it seems unlikely anyone will be able to pry him away.

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