Greg Schiano has been hired as the new Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach. Here is a look at some potential names to fill the coordinator spots on his new staff:
Matt Cavanaugh - New York Jets Quarterbacks Coach
- Offensive coordinator for the Chicago Bears in 1997 and '98. Greg Schiano was a defensive assistant for the Bears in 1996 and '97 and was the DB coach in '98.
Craig Ver Steeg - Baltimore Ravens Offensive Assistant
- OC at Rutgers from 2003-07 under Greg Schiano.
- Offensive quality control coach with the Bears in 1996, where he worked on staff with Schiano.
- Worked as Schiano's OC at Rutgers in 2011.
Butch Davis - ex-North Carolina Head Coach
- Head coach at Miami from 1995-2000. Greg Schiano was his defensive coordinator in 1999 and '00.
Teryl Austin - Baltimore Ravens Defensive Backs Coach
- Graduate assistant at Penn State in 1991 and '92, where he worked with Schiano, who was the DB coach at Penn State from 1991-95.
- Played safety at Penn State from 1989-91. Greg Schiano was a graduate assistant for the Nittany Lions in 1990 before taking over as DB coach in '91.
SPECIAL TEAMS COORDINATOR
Kevin O'Dea - Chicago Bears Assistant Special Teams Coach
- Worked on the Buccaneers staff from 1996-2001 as a defensive assistant.
- Coached defensive line and linebackers at Penn State in 1992 and '93 after working as a GA in '91. Schiano was the DB coach at Penn State from 1991-95.
- Defensive coordinator at Rutgers from 2001-04, Schiano's first four years as head coach.
- Worked on the Rutgers staff under Schiano in 2002 and '03.