Posted February 13, 2012

Buccaneers Hire Butch Davis As Special Assistant


The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have hired Butch Davis as a special assistant to head coach Greg Schiano, according to

Davis, 60, will assist and advise Schiano, but will not perform any on-field coaching duties, according to A return to coaching could have violated the terms of his severance agreement with the University of North Carolina, according to

Davis has also previously served as head coach of the Cleveland Browns, the defensive coordinator of the Dallas Cowboys and the head coach at the University of Miami.