Twin Towers attacks changed the life of new Jets coach Robert Saleh

The new coach of the Jets, Robert Saleh, was 22 on September 11, 2001.  He was a credit analyst at a Michigan bank, but wasn’t happy with the work.

His brother David was in New York at a new job with Morgan Stanley on the 61st floor of the World Trade Center’s South Tower. David Saleh survived the attacks, but Robert realized that life was short and decided to quit finance and pursue his dream of working in football.

He has had great success, rising from college defensive assistant in 2002 to the first Muslim NFL coach in 2021, reports Al Iannazzone for Newsday.

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