CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- Oakland Raiders offensive coordinator
John Shoop was hired Friday to fill the same position on Butch
Davis' staff at North Carolina.
Shoop, who also has NFL coaching experience with the
Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Chicago Bears and Carolina Panthers, began this season
as the Raiders' tight ends coach and was elevated to offensive
coordinator for the final five games.
The 37-year-old Shoop was mentioned as a candidate for the
vacant Raiders head coaching job after Art Shell was fired. The
Raiders' offense finished last in the NFL this season with 168
points -- the fifth-lowest total in a 16-game season.