UPDATED: The Bucs keep adding coaches to Greg Schiano's staff, and it is believed that Tampa Bay has found its special teams coordinator in former Rutgers special teams coach Phil Galiano, in addition to finding an offensive quality control coach in Ben McDaniels, who is the younger brother of Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are nearing the completion of their coaching staff. New head coach Greg Schiano has reached out to Rutgers once again to grab two more assistant coaches, according to NewJersey.com. A Rutgers official confirmed the report.
Rutgers special teams coordinator Phil Galiano has been hired by Tampa Bay and will fill that same role with the Buccaneers. Rutgers graduate assistant Andrew Janocko, who helped out with Rutgers offense last year, has been hired to serve as the Buccaneers offensive quality control coach.
The hiring of Galiano and Janocko brings the total number of Rutgers assistants that have followed head coach Greg Schiano to Tampa Bay to six, including wide receivers coach P.J. Fleck, tight ends coach Brian Angelichio, assistant defensive backs coach Jeff Hafley and linebackers coach Bob Fraser.
According to the NJ.com report, Schiano also hired longtime Rutgers associate athletic director Kevin MacConnell to serve as his director of operations.
Columbia's website is reporting that recently hired offensive coordinator Ben McDaniels has left to join the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as an offensive assistant. McDaniels, who is the brother of Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels, will be hired as an offensive quality control coach – not as a quarterbacks coach as previously speculated.
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