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Source: Eddie George adding another former NFLer to the staff

Eddie George and Hue Jackson continue to piece together a Tennessee State staff filled with both college and professional football experience.

The latest move is to add Cory Harkey onto the staff as both special teams coordinator and tight ends coach source tells FootballScoop.

An Illinois native who played at UCLA under Rick Neuheisel, Harkey then latched onto the St. Louis Rams’ active roster despite initially being an undrafted free agent.

After a five-year NFL career, Harkey began his transition into coaching.

Harkey comes to TSU after being on staff at Asuza Pacific.

At APU, Harkey also coached tight ends and special teams.

TSU hired George, the former All-Pro running back and Heisman Trophy winner from Ohio State, earlier this month after parting with Rod Reed.

George hired Jackson, a former NFL head coach with 20 years’ NFL experience, to run the TSU offense and Pepe Pearson as running backs coach.

As always, stay tuned to The Scoop for the latest coaching news.