Tuesday, January 14, 2020 12:49 PM EST
By The Associated Press, AP
PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Robb Smith has been hired as Rutgers' defensive coordinator. Scarlet Knights coach Greg Schiano announced the hiring Tuesday. It's the latest move that brings back a former member of his Rutgers coaching staff. Smith spent four seasons on the Scarlet Knights’ staff. He also worked with Schiano at the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Smith was Rutgers' defensive coordinator and secondary coach in 2012. He was special teams coordinator and linebackers coach in 2011, special teams coordinator and cornerbacks coach in 2010 and special teams coordinator and outside linebackers coach in 2009. Smith spent the 2019 season as a defensive analyst with Texas A&M.