Report: Florida WR coach Joker Phillips resigns

Report: Florida coach Will Muschamp announced Wednesday that receivers coach Joker Phillips has resigned from the position.

Phillips said in a released statement,

“I’m thankful for the opportunity that the University of Florida and Will Muschamp provided to me and my family, but at this time I have decided to step down from my position on the UF coaching staff for personal reasons.

In the wake of Phillips’ departure, former Gators quarterback Chris Leak will take over as receivers coach. Leak was serving as an Offensive graduate assistant.  Leak spent the spring working alongside new offensive coordinator Kurt Roper as the Gators are installing a new up-tempo offense.