Friday, January 5, 2007
Gruden, Nolan to coach Senior Bowl teams
MOBILE, Ala. -- Tampa Bay's Jon Gruden and San Francisco's
Mike Nolan and their staffs will coach the Senior Bowl on Jan. 27.
Gruden and the Bucs' staff will direct the North team, while
Nolan and his assistants will lead the South for the second
Gruden coached the South in 2005.
"We are extremely excited about the opportunity to work with
and coach the nation's elite senior players," Buccaneers general
manager Bruce Allen said.
"I think coaching the Senior Bowl is a great opportunity and a
blessing for the entire San Francisco 49ers organization," Nolan
said. "It's the best way to evaluate players that I've come to
know. I think it's an exciting game, and it's an exciting bunch of