Greg Schiano Is Now Officially The New Buccaneers Head Coach

Thursday January 26th, 2012

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers hiring of Rutgers head coach Greg Schiano is now official, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN.

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It had been reported last week that Tampa Bay and Oregon head coach Chip Kelly were very close to a deal to make him the franchise’s next coach. That deal fell through at the last moment, however, when a change of heart led Kelly back to Oregon.

Schiano, 45, has served as the head coach of Rutgers since 2001. In that time he has led the Scarlet Knights to a 68-67 overall record, and has won in five out of six Bowl Game appearances.

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