Bills hire Brian Daboll as OC

FILE - In this Aug. 5, 2017, file photo, Alabama offensive coordinator Brian Daboll, right, gestures while speaking to quarterback Jalen Hurts during an NCAA college football practice at Bryant–Denny Stadium, in Tuscaloosa, Ala. Alabama and the Southeastern Conference are trying to climb back atop the college football mountain. The SEC was toppled at least temporarily from that summit by the Atlantic Coast Conference last season.(AP Photo/Brynn Anderson, File)

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – The Bills search for a new offensive coordinator lasted just two days and they’re bringing in a guy with plenty of championship experience and with ties to Western New York.

On Sunday the team announced Brian Daboll, who graduated from St. Francis High School, has been hired as their new offensive coordinator.

Daboll previously served as offensive coordinator in the NFL for the Browns, Dolphins and Chiefs.

The 42-year-old is coming off a banner year.  Serving as the Patriots tight ends coach, he was a part of their historic comeback over the Falcons in Super Bowl LI.  Less than a week ago, as offensive coordinator for Alabama, Daboll led the Tide through a halftime quarterback change to rally and win the national title over Georgia.

Offensively, Alabama ranked 15th in the nation averaging 37 points per game this past season.

In total, Daboll has won five Super Bowls in his career, all with the Patriots. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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