Cal hires Chandler to coach receivers

Cal hires Chandler to coach receivers

Published Jan. 18, 2012 12:00 a.m. ET

California coach Jeff Tedford has hired former NFL standout Wes Chandler as wide receivers coach.

Chandler, who played the last of his 11 NFL seasons with the San Francisco 49ers, has worked 26 years in professional football with stints as an assistant coach with the Cleveland Browns, Dallas Cowboys and Minnesota Vikings.

A four-time Pro Bowl selection, Chandler made 559 career receptions for 8,966 yards and 56 touchdowns.

Cal finished its season with a 21-10 loss to Texas in the Holiday Bowl.