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.