Adam Henry, who spent the past five seasons on the coaching staff of the Oakland Raiders, has officially joined LSU as wide receivers coach, head coach Les Miles announced on Friday.

A native of Beaumont, Texas, Henry was a four-year letterwinner as a wide receiver at McNeese State from 1990-93 and later served on the Cowboys coaching staff for 10 years. Henry coached the wide receivers at McNeese State from 1997 to 2005 and then added assistant head coach and offensive coordinator duties in 2006.

Henry is one of four LSU assistant coaches with NFL coaching experience, joining quarterbacks coach Steve Kragthorpe, defensive line coach Brick Haley and special teams coordinator Thomas McGaughey.

Henry graduated from McNeese State in 1998 and then followed with a Master’s degree in education in 2001. Henry has three children – Darian, Kynidee and Ava.