Mississippi State football

Mississippi State linebacker Jamar Chaney (22) assists on a tackle of Alabama quarterback John Parker Wilson (14) at the goal line to end the first half of a game in Tuscaloosa, Ala., on Saturday, Nov. 4, 2006.

Mississippi State confirmed earlier reports on Wednesday that former linebacker Jamar Chaney was joining the staff of head coach Mike Leach as senior defensive analyst.

Chaney returns to the Bulldogs after a one-year stint on the staff of his former college head coach Dan Mullen at Florida. He filled the role of assistant director of player personnel. He began a coaching career at St. Lucie West Centennial High School.

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