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Report: Former Boise State coach Dirk Koetter to be Bucs new head coach

Former Boise State head coach, Dirk Koetter, has been named the new head coach of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter.

Koetter was previously the team’s offensive coordinator last season. He has a long history of coaching extending all the way back to 1983 where be started coaching high school at Highland High School in Pocatello, Idaho.

From there Koetter served as offensive coordinator for several teams until 1998 when he became head coach at Boise State and then later became the head coach for Arizona State in 2001.

Before heading off for Tempe, Koetter served as the head football coach for Boise State from 1998-2000.

During his time with the Broncos, he helped lead them to a 26-10 overall record and a 12-4 conference record, and two conference championships.

He also helped Boise State pick up two Humanitarian Bowl wins.

While at Arizona State, Koetter lead the Sun Devils to a 40-36 overall record, 2-2 bowl record and even a top 20 ranking in the AP and Coaches Polls.

He will be taking over the reins in Tampa where former Boise State running back Doug Martin looks to sign back on with the Bucs.


About Mathew Douraghi

Mathew Douraghi
Mathew comes to Bronco Nation News from sunny Southern California. He completed his bachelors degree at Boise State in anthropology in 2012. From there he took his academic pursuits to the Bay Area where he recently completed his Masters degree in Medical Anthropology at California State University - East Bay. Mathew loves sports and like his co-author Steven, he loves all his sports teams down in Southern California. However, that doesn't mean he bleeds any less blue as Mathew has been following his beloved Broncos since 2005. After talking to his co-author and good friend Steven, Mathew joined the BNN staff to share is love of Bronco sports with Bronco Nation. He truly enjoys writing for BNN readers and hopes you enjoy his articles!

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