Tommy Rees Hired as Chargers Offensive Assistant: Latest Details, Reaction

February 9, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The San Diego Chargers finalized their coaching staff for the 2016 season on Tuesday and announced former Notre Dame quarterback Tommy Rees as one of their last hires.
Ricky Henne reported on the Chargers' staff additions for the team's official website. Rees will serve as an offensive assistant after beginning his coaching career this past year at Northwestern as a graduate assistant.
Several of Rees' former Fighting Irish teammates are currently on San Diego's roster, most notably linebacker Manti Te'o. The 23-year-old didn't make it in the NFL as a player, but Rees seems to have done well for himself as he joins head coach Mike McCoy's Chargers staff.   
Rees had a brief stint with the Washington Redskins in May 2014 after going undrafted but was waived before getting the chance to play.
For some of the struggles Rees endured during his college career, he ended on a strong note. As a senior, he averaged 7.9 yards per attempt and threw 27 touchdowns...

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