Chris Leak to join Florida staff as a quality control assistant

Chris Leak to join Florida staff as a quality control assistant

[dropcap]S[/dropcap]ix years after leading Florida to a national title, Chris Leak is embarking on a coaching career as a member of Will Muschamp’s staff.

leakMuschamp has hired the former UF quarterback in an offensive quality control role.

Leak, who played for the Gators from 2003-06, led Florida to a national championship win over Ohio State as a senior.

Following his collegiate playing career, Leak was not selected in the NFL Draft. He signed a free agent deal with the Chicago Bears, but was cut from the team before the start of the regular season. He tried out with the Kansas City Chiefs the following year but did not make the team.

He played the two seasons with the Montreal Alouettes of the CFL, followed by a season each with the Jacksonville Sharks and Orlando Predators of the Arena League.

During the 2012 season, Leak worked as a radio analyst on SiriusXM and CBS Sports Network.

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