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Jon Hoke
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Jon Hoke begins his 15th season in the NFL and his second season as secondary coach with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2017.

In Hoke’s first season with Tampa Bay (2016), he helped coach a secondary that was responsible for 14 of the Buccaneers’ 17 interceptions on the season. Cornerback Brent Grimes, who was named a Pro Bowl alternate in his first season with Tampa Bay, tied for the team lead in interceptions, with four, while leading the NFL in passes defensed, with 24. Tampa Bay’s three safeties (Chris Conte, Bradley McDougald and Keith Tandy) combined for 207 tackles, 23 passes defensed and eight interceptions. Hoke also assisted in the development of rookie cornerback Vernon Hargreaves III, who started all 16 games for the Buccaneers, recording nine passes defensed and one interception.

Hoke joined Tampa Bay after spending 2015 as the South Carolina co-defensive coordinator/defensive backs coach. Before returning to the college ranks, Hoke spent six seasons on the Chicago Bears’ coaching staff (2009-14), working as the teams’ defensive backs coach.

Under Hoke’s tutelage, cornerbacks Tim Jennings and Charles Tillman earned four Pro Bowl selections, with Tillman being named first-team All-Pro (2012) and Jennings being named second-team All-Pro (2012). During Hoke’s six seasons, Chicago tied for the fourth-most interceptions in the NFL (111) and led the NFL in interceptions returned for touchdowns, with 20.

In 2012, Tillman and Jennings were both named Pro Bowl starters, the first cornerback tandem to do so since 1988 (Hanford Dixon and Frank Minnifield, Cleveland Browns). Jennings led the NFL with nine interceptions, tied for the second-most in Bears history, while Tillman led the NFL with a career-best 10 forced fumbles. Hoke also helped guide safety Chris Harris to a second-team All-Pro selection (2010).

Prior to his time in Chicago, Hoke worked as the Houston Texans’ defensive backs coach for seven seasons (2002-08), his first NFL coaching experience. During his time with the Texans, defensive backs accounted for 82.8 percent (72 of 87) of the teams’ interceptions.

Before joining Houston, Hoke spent three years with the Florida Gators (1999-2001) as the teams’ defensive coordinator/secondary coach, adding the title of assistant head coach in his final two seasons. Hoke started his coaching career in 1983, working as the Bowling Green secondary/special teams coach (1983-86), before moving on to San Diego State (1987-88), working as the defensive backs/special teams coach. He then spent four seasons as the defensive backs coach at Kent State (1989-93), adding the title of defensive coordinator in his final season. Hoke spent five seasons coaching defensive backs at Missouri (1994-98), before moving on to Florida.

A four-year letterman at Ball State (1976-79), Hoke was named All-MAC at defensive back and earned degrees in physical education and history. He played one season in the NFL, appearing in 11 games for the Chicago Bears in 1980. A native of Kettering, Ohio, Hoke and his wife, Jody, have four children: Mallory, Kyle and twins Kendall and Carly.

HOKE AT A GLANCE

YEARS

POSITION

1976-79

Ball State, Player

1980

Chicago Bears, Player

1983-86

Bowling Green, Secondary/Special Teams Coach

1987-88

San Diego State, Defensive Backs/Special Teams Coach

1989-92

Kent State, Defensive Backs Coach

1993

Kent State, Defensive Coordinator/Defensive Backs Coach

1994-98

Missouri, Defensive Backs Coach

1999

Florida, Defensive Coordinator/Secondary Coach

2000-01

Florida, Assistant Head Coach/Defensive Coordinator/Secondary Coach

2002-08

Houston Texans, Defensive Backs Coach

2009-14

Chicago Bears, Defensive Backs Coach

2015

South Carolina, Co-Defensive Coordinator/Defensive Backs Coach

2016-

Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Secondary Coach

Jon Hoke begins his 15th season in the NFL and his second season as secondary coach with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2017.

In Hoke’s first season with Tampa Bay (2016), he helped coach a secondary that was responsible for 14 of the Buccaneers’ 17 interceptions on the season. Cornerback Brent Grimes, who was named a Pro Bowl alternate in his first season with Tampa Bay, tied for the team lead in interceptions, with four, while leading the NFL in passes defensed, with 24. Tampa Bay’s three safeties (Chris Conte, Bradley McDougald and Keith Tandy) combined for 207 tackles, 23 passes defensed and eight interceptions. Hoke also assisted in the development of rookie cornerback Vernon Hargreaves III, who started all 16 games for the Buccaneers, recording nine passes defensed and one interception.

Hoke joined Tampa Bay after spending 2015 as the South Carolina co-defensive coordinator/defensive backs coach. Before returning to the college ranks, Hoke spent six seasons on the Chicago Bears’ coaching staff (2009-14), working as the teams’ defensive backs coach.

Under Hoke’s tutelage, cornerbacks Tim Jennings and Charles Tillman earned four Pro Bowl selections, with Tillman being named first-team All-Pro (2012) and Jennings being named second-team All-Pro (2012). During Hoke’s six seasons, Chicago tied for the fourth-most interceptions in the NFL (111) and led the NFL in interceptions returned for touchdowns, with 20.

In 2012, Tillman and Jennings were both named Pro Bowl starters, the first cornerback tandem to do so since 1988 (Hanford Dixon and Frank Minnifield, Cleveland Browns). Jennings led the NFL with nine interceptions, tied for the second-most in Bears history, while Tillman led the NFL with a career-best 10 forced fumbles. Hoke also helped guide safety Chris Harris to a second-team All-Pro selection (2010).

Prior to his time in Chicago, Hoke worked as the Houston Texans’ defensive backs coach for seven seasons (2002-08), his first NFL coaching experience. During his time with the Texans, defensive backs accounted for 82.8 percent (72 of 87) of the teams’ interceptions.

Before joining Houston, Hoke spent three years with the Florida Gators (1999-2001) as the teams’ defensive coordinator/secondary coach, adding the title of assistant head coach in his final two seasons. Hoke started his coaching career in 1983, working as the Bowling Green secondary/special teams coach (1983-86), before moving on to San Diego State (1987-88), working as the defensive backs/special teams coach. He then spent four seasons as the defensive backs coach at Kent State (1989-93), adding the title of defensive coordinator in his final season. Hoke spent five seasons coaching defensive backs at Missouri (1994-98), before moving on to Florida.

A four-year letterman at Ball State (1976-79), Hoke was named All-MAC at defensive back and earned degrees in physical education and history. He played one season in the NFL, appearing in 11 games for the Chicago Bears in 1980. A native of Kettering, Ohio, Hoke and his wife, Jody, have four children: Mallory, Kyle and twins Kendall and Carly.

HOKE AT A GLANCE

YEARS

POSITION

1976-79

Ball State, Player

1980

Chicago Bears, Player

1983-86

Bowling Green, Secondary/Special Teams Coach

1987-88

San Diego State, Defensive Backs/Special Teams Coach

1989-92

Kent State, Defensive Backs Coach

1993

Kent State, Defensive Coordinator/Defensive Backs Coach

1994-98

Missouri, Defensive Backs Coach

1999

Florida, Defensive Coordinator/Secondary Coach

2000-01

Florida, Assistant Head Coach/Defensive Coordinator/Secondary Coach

2002-08

Houston Texans, Defensive Backs Coach

2009-14

Chicago Bears, Defensive Backs Coach

2015

South Carolina, Co-Defensive Coordinator/Defensive Backs Coach

2016-

Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Secondary Coach