Alameda, CA (Sports Network) - The Oakland Raiders have named Jason Tarver as
their new defensive coordinator.
Tarver served as co-defensive coordinator and inside linebackers coach at
Stanford in 2011. The Cardinal ranked either first or second in the Pac-12
Conference in six defensive categories.
Prior to his time at Stanford, Tarver spent 10 seasons in various coaching
capacities with the San Francisco 49ers. He was quality control coach
(2001-03), assistant running backs/offensive assistant coach (2004) and
outside linebackers coach (2005-10).
Last week, the Raiders named veteran coach Greg Knapp as their offensive
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