EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) Michigan State has hired Courtney Hawkins as wide receivers coach.
Spartans coach Mel Tucker announced the addition to his new staff on Wednesday.
Hawkins was the head coach and athletic director at Flint Beecher High School in Michigan, where he played receiver before going on to star at the position at Michigan State. Hawkins was a two-time All-Big Ten player for the late George Perles from 1988 to 1991 for the Spartans. He played in nine NFL seasons for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Pittsburgh Steelers.