Brentson Buckner

Defensive Line

College: Clemson

Hometown: Columbus, Ga.

Experience: 16 years


Joins for his first season with the Raiders after spending the 2018 campaign on staff as the defensive line coach for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers…Served in the same capacity for five seasons (2013-17) with the Arizona Cardinals, where he began his professional coaching career…Spent time as a training camp coaching intern with the Pittsburgh Steelers from 2010-12…Prior to the NFL, was head coach of the Northside Christian Academy in Charlotte, N.C. …Began his coaching career as a defensive coordinator for Victory (N.C.) Academy in 2007…Played 12 years in the NFL after being selected in the second round (50th overall) by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 1994 NFL Draft…As a defensive lineman, spent time with the Steelers (1994-96), Cincinnati Bengals (1997), San Francisco 49ers (1998-2000) and Carolina Panthers (2001-06), appearing in 174 games and making 127 starts.