I'll give you more than you asked for, lol.
A buddy of mine from out of state is coming to hunt with me in rifle season. He's from an area where deer hunting is pretty tough, so I started jotting down my bucks and years I killed them, and with what. Just did this, actually, which is kind of ironic. It's also pretty interesting in that you can pretty clearly see when AR kicked in. My first hunting season was 1987.
1995 - 4pt; Rifle; 1st morning
2000 - 5pt; Bow
2003 - 8pt; Rifle; 1st evening
2004 - 7pt; Bow
2005 - 8pt; Rifle; 2nd Wednesday (Also biggest buck to date)
2007 - 5pt; Bow
2009 - 8pt; Rifle; 1st morning
2011 - 8pt; Bow (in the snow on Halloween!)
2012 - 8pt; Bow
2013 - 7pt; Rifle; 1st day
2014 - 7pt; Rifle; 1st day
2016 - 7pt; Bow
6 with a bow
6 with a rifle, of those, 5 were on the first day, and 4 were on the first morning.
All that said, I fully believe that bucks know when a hunter has and doesn't have a buck tag left. When I've used my tag, I've frequently seen bucks later in rifle season. One year, I was the only guy on the property who punched his tag, and on the last morning I saw a wide 8pt at 30 yards, lol. They just seem to know.