Butch Davis Courted By FIU?December 5th, 2012
It was a bit of a surprise to hear word of Bucs offensive coordinator Mike Sullivan interested in the now filled Boston College head coaching job. But it’s no surprise that Bucs’ covert defensive analyst/quarterback scout Butch Davis is a target of a college program.
Sports Illustrated’s Pete Thamel is reporting today that Davis is the prime target for the head job at Florida International University.
Whether FIU has the cash it would take to hire Davis, and whether he’d want to coach in the shadow of his old stomping grounds in Coral Gables, is a mystery.
Joe wonders whether a Davis departure could open the door for Monte Kiffin’s return to the Bucs in a similar capacity as a defensive advisor.
Greg Schiano has talked numerous times about how he used to attend Bucs training camp practices and took detailed notes on how Kiffin ran his defense. Schiano is open about his admiration for Kiffin, and given that Kiffin remains a Pinellas County resident, they might be a great fit.