After two years in Columbus under Urban Meyer, linebackers coach Bill Davis has found a new home after leaving the Ohio State Buckeyes.
Actually, it’s a return to Phoenix.
Davis will become linebackers coach for the Arizona Cardinals, and was part of the new hires for newly named Cardinals head coach Kliff Kingsbury.
Bill Davis, who spent 2009-10 as our defensive coordinator, has been re-hired as LBs coach. pic.twitter.com/JeqgLi1MjW— Arizona Cardinals (@AZCardinals) January 11, 2019
In 2007, Davis made his first run with the Cards as linebackers coach, and was brought in by then-head coach Ken Whisenhunt. In 2009, he was promoted to defensive coordinator.
Davis would then move on to the LBs coach position with the Cleveland Browns, before taking over as DC for the Philadelphia Eagles from 2013-15. Ryan Day was also on that 2015 Eagles staff; the current Buckeye head coach was then a quarterbacks coach under Chip Kelly.
In two seasons at Ohio State, Davis helped win two Big Ten Championships, as well as wins in the Cotton Bowl and Rose Bowl.