Florida analyst Jamar Chaney is expected to be named the next outside linebackers coach at Western Kentucky. Chaney, who coached and played at Mississippi State before joining the Florida coaching staff in 2021.

His official title was defensive analyst at Florida. With Mississippi State, Chaney was the Bulldogs’ senior defensive analyst. He also had a stint as Florida’s assistant director of player personnel in 2019.

Prior to coaching, Chaney was a middle linebacker for Mississippi State. He was taken in the 7th round of the 2010 NFL Draft, playing for 4 years in the NFL with the Atlanta Falcons, Philadelphia Eagles, Denver Broncos and Oakland Raiders. Across those 4 years in the NFL, he totaled 163 tackles, 1 forced fumble, 1 sack and 3 interceptions.