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Kiffin ranks as the longest-tenured coach in Buccaneers franchise history,
having spent 13 seasons with the organization from 1996-2008 under head
coaches and fellow Ring of Honor members Tony Dungy (1996-2001) and
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Jon Gruden (2002-08).
Kiffin joined Dungy’s coaching staff as defensive coordinator in 1996 and immediately began the process
of overhauling the Buccaneers’ defense. Kiffin’s unit improved from 27th overall the year prior to his
arrival to 11th following that first season.