Vols hire Kevin Beard as wide receivers coach

Kevin Beard (source: Florida International University)

KNOXVILLE (WATE) – The University of Tennessee has hired a new wide receivers coach.

Current Florida International University wide receivers coach Kevin Beard has been named to replace Zach Azzani in the same position, who is taking a position with the Chicago Bears.

Previous story: Tennessee wide receivers coach resigns, accepts position with Chicago Bears

Beard joined the FIU coaching staff last year after spending a season with Georgia working with wide receivers. Before that, he was wide receivers coach at University of Miami. He also previously served as assistant director of football operations for the Hurricanes.

Additionally, Tony Sorrentino has been hired for the offensive quality control position. He was previously assistant wide receivers coach for the Jacksonville Jaguars.


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