Dallas Baker has landed his first Power 5 job as an assistant coach. The former All-SEC wideout at Florida announced Friday he is joining Dave Aranda’s Baylor staff.

In a lengthy note, Baker shared excitement for his new opportunity on Aranda’s staff.

Baker, nicknamed “The Touchdown Maker,” played at Florida from 2003-06. Baker was a team captain on Florida’s 2006 BCS championship squad, snagging 60 receptions for 920 yards and 10 touchdowns to earn All-SEC recognition.

After his Gator career, he played professionally in the NFL, AFL and CFL from 2007-to-2014. Baker got into coaching in 2015, starting as Warner University’s wide receivers coach in 2015. In 2017, he joined the Marshall staff and coached Thundering Herd wide receivers for 4 seasons. He spent the 2021 season as Buffalo’s wide receivers coach.