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Mikal Smith
Safeties Coach

Biography

On January 9, 2014, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced Mikal Smith as safeties coach.

Smith joins the Buccaneers after spending one season as the nickelback coach for the Dallas Cowboys. Prior to his time in Dallas, Smith spent three seasons working for the Chicago Bears, first as defensive quality control (2010-11), before being promoted to defensive assistant/nickelback coach (2012).

Before joining the Bears, Smith was an assistant coach at Trinity International University (Deerfield, Ill.), for two seasons (2006-07), first as the defensive backs coach, before adding the duties of special teams coordinator in 2007.

A two-year starter at safety at Arizona (1995-96), Smith holds a bachelor’s degree from Carthage College (Kenosha, Wisc.).

On January 9, 2014, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced Mikal Smith as safeties coach.

Smith joins the Buccaneers after spending one season as the nickelback coach for the Dallas Cowboys. Prior to his time in Dallas, Smith spent three seasons working for the Chicago Bears, first as defensive quality control (2010-11), before being promoted to defensive assistant/nickelback coach (2012).

Before joining the Bears, Smith was an assistant coach at Trinity International University (Deerfield, Ill.), for two seasons (2006-07), first as the defensive backs coach, before adding the duties of special teams coordinator in 2007.

A two-year starter at safety at Arizona (1995-96), Smith holds a bachelor’s degree from Carthage College (Kenosha, Wisc.).