Maryland hires former NFL Pro Bowler Keenan McCardell as WR coach

Maryland hires former NFL Pro Bowler Keenan McCardell as WR coach
January 16, 2014, 12:45 pm
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Maryland has hired former NFL Pro Bowler Keenan McCardell to serve as the team’s next wide receivers coach, the school announced in a release on Thursday afternoon.

McCardell, 44, played 17 seasons in the NFL from 1991-2007, making two Pro Bowl appearances and winning two Super Bowls over the course of his career. One championship came during his rookie season with Washington in 1992, the other with Tampa Bay in 2003.

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McCardell ranks 16th all-time in NFL history in receptions (883) and 26th all-time in receiving yards (11,373).

He served as the wide receivers coach for the Washington Redskins from 2010-12 and has done work as a studio analyst for CSN Houston since leaving the sidelines.

McCardell replaces Lee Hull, who left Maryland this offseason to take the head coaching job at Morgan State.

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