The new regime
Raheem Morris | Head coach
Coaching career: Has had two stints with the Bucs. Worked his way up from defensive quality control coach to defensive assistant to assistant defensive backs coach from 2002-05. Came back in 2007 as defensive backs coach and got promoted to defensive coordinator on Dec. 25. He spent 2006 as Kansas State's defensive coordinator. He started coaching as a graduate assistant at Hofstra, spent one season at Cornell then went back to Hofstra as defensive backs coach in 2000-01. An internship with the Jets during the fall of 2001 was his first pro experience.
Accomplishments: Worked closely with Mike Tomlin, now the Steelers coach, in building one of the NFL's best secondaries during his first stint then assumed primary responsibilities when he returned. Was promoted to defensive coordinator when Monte Kiffin resigned and quickly became a popular hot head-coaching candidate around the league, interviewing for the Broncos job.
Personal: Age 32. Played safety for Hofstra 1994-97 and earned a physical education degree. Native of Irvington, N.J.
Mark Dominik General manager
Pro career: Has been with Bucs for 14 years, eight as director of pro personnel. Started in June 1995 as pro personnel assistant. Became pro scout in 1998, coordinator of pro personnel in 2000 then director. Previously worked in Chiefs' personnel department.
Responsibilities: Coordinating the recruiting and signing of free agents. Monitoring NFL transactions. Handling player tryouts. Coordinating scouting of other pro leagues.
Personal: Age 37. Native of St. Cloud, Minn. He and his wife, Amy, have one son, Davis.
Gary Gibbs Prospective defensive coordinator
Coaching career: Spent 23 years at the University of Oklahoma as a player, assistant and head coach. In six seasons as coach (1989-94), went 44-23-2 with three bowl berths. Defensive coordinator at Georgia (2000) and LSU (2001). Cowboys linebackers coach 2002-05. Saints defensive coordinator from 2006 until being fired after this past season.
Accomplishments: LSU defense was 21st nationally and had SEC-high 18 interceptions. Georgia defense was 19th nationally overall and 12th in scoring at 18 points per game. Saints allowed 17 points or fewer in 14 games over his first two seasons.
Personal: Age 56. Native of Beaumont, Texas. He and his wife, Jeanne, have two daughters, Whitley and Jordan.