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Ed Reed returns to the Miami Hurricanes as chief of staff

Ed Reed with his bust during his enshrinement into the Pro Football Hall of Fame at Tom Benson Hall Of Fame Stadium on August 3, 2019 in Canton, Ohio.
Posted at 6:01 AM, Jan 31, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-31 06:01:59-05

MIAMI (AP) - A Miami Hurricanes legend is going back to his roots and rejoining the program.

Pro Football Hall of Famer Ed Reed has been hired as the new chief of staff for the Hurricanes’ football program, a deal that was announced Thursday and will be finalized when the school completes a standard background check.

The University said Reed will be tasked with helping Miami coach Manny Diaz "in all aspects of the football program, including strategic planning, quality control, operations, player evaluation and player development."