Zach Azzanni is Broncos new WR coach

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ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — The Denver Broncos have named Zach Azzanni as Wide Receivers Coach, Head Coach Vance Joseph announced on Wednesday.
Azzanni (pronounced ah-ZON-ee) will begin his 20th season coaching wide receivers. He worked as the Chicago Bears’ wide receivers coach in 2017 following 18 years at the collegiate level.
Before joining the Bears last season, Azzanni spent four years at the University of Tennessee. He joined the Vols as wide receivers coach/recruiting coordinator in 2013 before being promoted to passing game coordinator/wide receivers coach in 2015.
Prior to joining Tennessee’s staff, Azzanni spent one season each at the University of Wisconsin (2012 – wide receivers coach), Western Kentucky University (2011 – offensive coordinator/wide receivers) and the University of Florida (2010 – wide receivers/passing game coordinator). Azzanni’s first game coaching with the Gators was in the 2010 Sugar Bowl as quarterback Tim Tebow threw for a career-high 482 yards in the Gators’ 51-24 win against Cincinnati.
Azzanni spent three years as assistant head coach/wide receivers at his alma mater, Central Michigan University, from 2007-09. He was the lead recruiter and position coach for current Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown, who totaled 305 receptions for 3,199 yards (10.5 avg.) with 22 touchdowns during the same span in Mount Pleasant while transitioning from a high school quarterback.
After beginning his coaching career as wide receivers coach for Valparaiso University from 1999-2000, Azzanni worked as a graduate assistant under Head coach Urban Meyer at Bowling Green from 1999-2000. He stayed with the school for four more seasons (2003-06) as wide receivers coach before making the move to Central Michigan.
A former wide receiver at Central Michigan from 1994-98, Azzanni graduated from the school with a degree in sports management in 1999.