Butch Davis added to mix on Bucs' staff

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have added another veteran coach with NFL ties to the mix as Butch Davis has been hired as a senior defensive assistant.

Alex Marvez of FoxSports.com reports Davis has been added to Greg Schiano’s staff, similar to how Jimmy Raye II was hired as a senior offensive assistant. Davis will not be the team’s defensive coordinator.

The former head coach of the Cleveland Browns was most recently the head coach at North Carolina. It remains to be seen if Davis will influence Schiano in the hire of an offensive coordinator. The Bucs have interviewed John Shoop for the offensive coordinator position and he worked in that position under Davis at North Carolina.

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