Found January 26, 2012 on
Rutgers University athletics has a big change on their hands. Head Coach of the Rutgers football program, Greg Schiano, has officially been hired to head to his first season as an NFL head coach. He will take over for Raheem Morris as the Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach. Morris was fired after leading the Bucs to a 4-12 season. Schiano is under a 5 year deal with the team. “We are thrilled to introduce Coach Schiano as the new head coach of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers,” Bucs co-chairman Joel Glazer said in a statement. “During our thorough search, we met with numerous impressive candidates, but Coach Schiano surely distinguished himself. From his leadership skills to his impressive track record, he is, simply put, the right man for the job.” With Rutgers now head-coachless Rutgers athletic director Tim Pernetti has appointed offensive lineman coach Kyle Flood as the interim head coach. Hopes are that Pernetti will find a new head coach by the upcoming signing day. But he insists that h...

Report: Morris turned down Vikings' offer

Minnesota Vikings coach Leslie Frazier was pleased to introduce Indianapolis Colts defensive backs coach Alan Williams as his new defensive coordinator last week, but it turns out Williams may not have been Frazier's first choice. The Washington Post is reporting that former Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Raheem Morris turned down an offer to become Minnesota's defensive coordinator...

Morris turned down Vikings’ DC offer

Former Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Raheem Morris said he turned down an offer to become defensive coordinator of the Vikings because he had already verbally committed to the Washington Redskins.

Raheem Morris ‘excited’ to be with Redskins

It doesn’t take long to spot new Washington Redskins defensive backs Raheem Morris on the field down here at this week’s Senior Bowl practices. While the South team’s defensive backs ran through drills, the 35-year-old Morris barked out instructions almost non-stop. Later, during seven-on-seven drills with defensive backs making plays against receivers, Morris bounded around...

Morris turned down Vikings for lesser post with 'Skins

Principles are all well and good, but new Redskins defensive coordinator Raheem Morris might want to re-examine his recent career choice.

Morris brings football passion to Washington

MOBILE, Ala. — Raheem Morris' voice boomed across the defensive backfield during a 6-on-7 passing drill at Senior Bowl practice Monday. "Come out of it!" he yelled to Louisiana-Lafayette cornerback Bill Bentley. Bentley did surge out of his break, and when the pass was thrown to his receiver, he knocked ...

Mike Sherman excites no one, but can he do the job and win?

Scanning all the comments on all the sites on a regular basis, you can get a pretty accurate feel for the pulse of Bucs Nation. It didn't take a Rhodes Scholar to get that Bucs fans wanted Raheem Morris fired, and while they didnt feel he was the only one at fault, it didn't really matter. Morris had to go, and the Glazers let him free less than 24 hours after the last game...

"WINNING" for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, is not that far away

With the  hiring of Greg Schiano from Rutgers, don't be too suprised if winning is not that far away for the Bucs franchise. The reason being he is a perfect fit for the Bucs locker room. The lockerroom fell apart midseason this past year, and while no one really knows why, its clear something happened and Raheem Morris and his staff were unable to correct the steering. The...

Buccaneers to Begin Candidate Elimination Thursday

Mike Sherman is looking like the guy the Bucs will hire but at this point the coach who will be hired isn't the story. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-US PRESSWIRE TAMPA — This week on ‘Keeping Up with the Glazers’: The brothers twiddle their thumbs about hiring a new coach, make a surprise offer and drama ensues. (Cue: tables kicking over, screaming, chasing). Their candidate...

"We're going to do it in free agency," Mark Dominik

" I don't want people to be worried we're not going to spend in free agency..."There you have it; in Black and White! Mark Dominik, General Manager of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, has said so in front of the press in those exact words; "We're going to do it in free agency, I dont want people to be worried we're not going to spend in free agency."...

Buccaneers hire Schiano as new head coach

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers hired Greg Schiano as their new head coach Thursday, more than three weeks after firing Raheem Morris following a 4-12 finish.

Rutgers' Schiano new Tampa Bay coach

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are counting on Greg Schiano to lead them back to respectability and transform Tampa Bay into consistent winners -- much the same as he did at Rutgers. Schiano was hired Thursday, more than three weeks after the firing of Raheem Morris after a 4-12 season.

Tampa Bay Bucs Hire Program Builder Greg Schiano

After backing an Armored truck up to Chip Kelly’s front door, only to receive a polite refusal, the Tampa Bay Bucaneers look like they’ve finally found their man. It was once again at the college level but this time it was at the oposite end of the country. Greg Schiano has agreed to become the next head coach of the Bucs, replacing Raheem Morris, who -after as promising finish...
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