The Jacksonville Jaguars are continuing to fill out their coaching staff, as they've already hired the offensive and defensive coordinators and some positional coaches. The latest hiring comes in the way of Luke Butkus, who has been hired as the Jaguars assistant offensive line coach according to a report by FootballScoop.com.
Butkus played center for Illinois in his college days and had a cup of coffee in the NFL as an undrafted free agent before making his way to NFL Europe playing with the Rhein Fire and Cologne Centurions. When his professional career ended, Butkus took a graduate assistant position with the Oregon Ducks.
After his stint with Oregon he was hired as the assistant offensive line coach for the Chicago Bears and spent the next four seasons as the assistant offensive line coach and an offensive assistant. Butkus joined the Seattle Seahawks in 2010 and spent two seasons as a quality control and offensive line coach before joining Illinois as their offensive line coach in 2011.
Butkus, 33, is the nephew of NFL Hall of Fame linebacker Dick Butkus.