Bucs hire Southern Miss coach Monken offensive coordinator

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) Todd Monken is leaving Southern Mississippi to be the offensive coordinator and wide receivers coach for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

The move Sunday reunites Monken with Bucs coach Dirk Koetter. The two also worked together in Jacksonville, where Koetter was the Jaguars offensive coordinator and Moken coached wide receivers for four seasons for 2007-2010.

Monken coached Southern Mississippi the past three seasons. He inherited a program that went 0-12 the year before his arrival and turned the Golden Eagles into a team that went 9-5, won the Conference USA West division and appeared in the Heart of Dallas Bowl this past season.


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