Originally posted on Bucs Beat  |  Last updated 1/23/12
Former Green Bay Packers and Texas A&M head coach Mike Sherman is among the finalists for the Bucs' head coaching position, the Tampa Bay Times confirmed. After Oregon coach Chip Kelly ducked out of an offer to become the Bucs head coach early Monday, the team moved quickly to schedule second interviews, most likely to be held in Tampa this week. Bucs general manager Mark Dominik was in the process Monday of informing candidates the team had interviewed whether they were finalists or no longer under consideration. Sherman is the first to be confirmed for a second interview but there are likely to be more.        Sherman, 57, is known as a disciplinarian and has a solid offensive background. In six seasons with the Packers, with Brett Favre in his prime at quarterback, Sherman went 57-39 and won three NFL North titles. He was fired in 2005 after compiling a 4-12 record, the Packers first losing season since 1991. Sherman was 25-25 in four seasons at Texas A&M, including two bowl
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