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Former NFL running back Tyrone Wheatley officially named Morgan State football coach

Former NFL running back Tyrone Wheatley officially named Morgan State football coach

Morgan State on Wednesday announced the hiring of former Michigan star and NFL running back Tyrone Wheatley as its 22nd head football coach.

Wheatley, who will take over Feb. 21, comes to the Bears after serving the past two seasons under coach Doug Marrone as the running backs coach for the Jacksonville Jaguars. Wheatley worked in same role with Marrone at Syracuse from 2010 to 2012, and was also the running backs coach with the Buffalo Bills from 2013 to 2014 and with Michigan from 2015 to 2016.

“We are thrilled to bring a person and football coach of Tyrone Wheatley's caliber to Morgan State," athletic director Edward Scott said in a statement. "Tyrone is an...

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