On Tuesday, the San Francisco 49ers requested to interview Tampa Bay Buccaneers offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter. They have not yet heard back.
ESPN's Adam Schefter believes that this is a hint that Koetter is the favorite to become the next head coach of the Buccaneers.
A hint Dirk Koetter is favorite to become Bucs next HC: 49ers requested permission to interview him Tuesday, still haven't gotten an answer.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) January 7, 2016
This past season was Koetter's first with the Buccaneers. Prior to that, he spent time as an offensive coordinator for the Atlanta Falcons and Jacksonville Jaguars. He also has college head coaching experience during stints with Arizona State and Boise State where he has a career record of 66-44, including going 4-2 in Bowl games.