Jamar Chaney will now help the Giants
The New York Giants have selected former Philadelphia Eagles’ linebacker Jamar Chaney for their Bill Walsh Diversity Coaching Fellowship internship.
Chaney was on the coaching staff at Mississippi State with head coach Mike Leach. Of course that is the alma mater of Giants’ head coach Joe Judge.
The 34 year-old Chaney played his college ball at Mississippi State and was a seventh round pick of the Philadelphia Eagles in 2010 and played with them until 2012. He then played for the Atlanta Falcons, Denver Broncos and Oakland Raiders.
In case you’re wondering what the Bill Walsh Diversity Coaching Fellowship is, here’s what their website says:
The NFL Bill Walsh Diversity Coaching Fellowship is proud to celebrate 30+ years of helping outstanding coaches gain exposure to NFL training camps and offseason workout programs…
Designed as a vocational tool to increase the number of full-time NFL minority coaches, all 32 NFL clubs participate each year. Specific aspects of the program — including hiring, compensation and coaching duties — are administered on a club-by-club basis. The NFL does not mandate any elements of the fellowship to the clubs, but it recommends several best practices, including…
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