Thursday, February 16, 2012

Bama's Jeff Stoutland turns away Bucs

Alabama assistant Jeff Stoutland declined an interview opportunity with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers
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Stoutland has declined an opportunity to interview for the same position with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, a source told newspapers on Thursday.

Stoutland was invited to visit with Tampa Bay, but decided he wanted to stay at Alabama according to the source.

The Buccaneers are searching to fill vacancies on first-year coach Greg Schiano's staff. He replaced Raheem Morris, who was fired with his entire staff last month after Tampa Bay finished the 2011 season with a 10-game losing streak.

Stoutland has been with the Crimson Tide for one season, and helped guide Alabama to its 14th national championship with a 21-0 win over LSU on Jan. 9.