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Former QB Chris Leak joining Gators staff

Gators coach Will Muschamp announced Monday that former Florida quarterback Chris Leak is returning to UF.

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Gators coach Will Muschamp announced Monday that former Florida quarterback Chris Leak is returning to UF.


Leak is joining the program as a quality control assistant who will work with the defensive staff in breaking down film and other office tasks. Muschamp said Leak is interested in pursuing a coaching career.


The MVP of the 2007 BCS National Championship Game in Florida’s 41-14 win over Ohio State, Leak finished his career as the Gators’ all-time leader in passing yards (11,213), completions (895) and attempts (1,458) from 2003-06.


Since leaving UF Leak has played in the Canadian Football League, Arena Football League and served as co-host of College Sports Nation on SiriusXM satellite radio.


Muschamp also announced that freshman safety Marcell Harris from Orlando-Dr. Phillips High and junior-college transfer offensive lineman Trenton Brown of Milledgeville (Ga.) Prep Academy have enrolled in school and started classes Monday.