Bills Name Hafley to Coaching Staff

January 16, 2014 Updated Jan 16, 2014 at 3:21 PM EDT

By Mitch Simon

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Bills Name Hafley to Coaching Staff

January 16, 2014 Updated Jan 16, 2014 at 3:21 PM EDT

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (WKBW/Bills Release) - The Buffalo Bills today announced that the team has hired Jeff Hafley to the coaching staff as Defensive Assistant.

Hafley will enter his third season in the NFL coaching ranks in 2014 after spending the previous two years with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, including 2013 as the team’s safeties coach.

Prior to entering the NFL, Hafley spent 11 years on the collegiate sideline with coaching stints at Worcester Polytechnic University (2001), University of Albany (2002-05), University of Pittsburgh (2006-10) and Rutgers University (2011).

A native of Montvale, NJ, Hafley graduated from Siena College in 2001 with a bachelor’s degree in history and played four years as a wide receiver (1997-2000) at Siena.