- Buccaneers defensive line coach Keith Millard played for the Vikings from
- Vikings defensive coordinator Fred Pagac played TE for the Buccaneers in
- Vikings wide receivers coach George Stewart coached Tampa Bay’s Special
Teams from 1992-95.
- Vikings Joe Woods coached for the Buccaneers from 2004-05.
- Buccaneers asistant strength and conditioning Coach Chris Keenan spent
2004-05 with the Vikings.
- Buccaneers offensive line coach Pat Morris was the Vikings offensive line
coach from 2006-10.
- Buccaneers head strength and conditioning Coach Kurtis Shultz was with
the Vikings from 2004-05.
- Vikings WR Michael Jenkins’ hometown is Tampa, FL.
- Vikings G Steve Hutchinson is from Fort Lauderdale, FL.
- Vikings T Patrick Brown went to college at Central Florida.
- Vikings RB Lorenzo Booker, QB Christian Ponder, and DT Letroy Guion each
attended Florida State. Guion’s hometown is in Starke, FL.
- Vikings WR Percy Harvin attended the University of Florida.
- Vikings S Mistral Raymond is from Palmetto, Florida and went to college at
- Vikings G Anthony Herrera grew up in Naples, FL.
- Buccaneers offensive line coach Pat Morris coached at the University of
Minnesota from 1979-1982.
- Vikings QB Donovan McNabb and Buccaneers S Sean Jones were teammates
in 2009 with the Philadelphia Eagles.
- Vikings Special Teams Coordinator Mike Priefer coached Buccaneers kicker
Connor Barth in 2008 for the Kansas City Chiefs.
-- Vikings offensive line coach Jeff Davidson coached Buccaneers C Jeff Faine
in 2005 when both were with the Cleveland Browns. Buccaneers S Sean
Jones and TE Kellen Winslow also played under Davidson in Cleveland from
- Vikings LB Xavier Adibi played with Buccaneers LB Zac Diles for the Houston
Texas from 2008-10.
- Vikings linebacker coach Mike Singletary coached Buccaneers WR Micheal
Spurlock with the San Francisco 49ers in 2009.
- Vikings WR Michael Jenkins played with Buccaneers P Michael Koenen
- Vikings wide receivers coach George Stewart and offensive coordinator Bill
Musgrave coached the Falcons while Buccaneers P Michael Koenen played
- Vikings DB Cedric Griffin and DE Brian Robison were on the Texas Longhorns
2005 National Championship team with Buccaneers DE Tim Crowder,
and DTs Roy Miller and Frank Okam.
- Vikings CB Asher Allen and Buccaneers RB Kregg Lumpkin played together
- Vikings RB Lorenzo Booker, QB Christian Ponder, and DT Letroy Guion
played with Buccaneers LBs Geno Hayes and Dekota Watson at Florida
- Vikings S Jamarca Sanford teamed with Buccaneers WR Micheal Spurlock at
- Buccaneers DT Gerald McCoy played with Vikings C Jon Cooper and T Phil
Loadholt at Oklahoma. Tampa Bay G Davin Joseph teamed with Vikings RB
Adrian Peterson, DT Remi Ayodele and Cooper with the Sooners.
- Vikings RB Toby Gerhart played with Buccaneers FB/TE Erik Lorig at Stanford.
- Vikings DE Everson Griffen played together with Tampa Bay RB Allen Bradford