Valero joins Colorado State football staff

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FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) -- Colorado State has hired former NFL assistant Art Valero to be tight ends coach.

Coach Jim McElwain announced the hiring Wednesday. Valero spent 10 seasons coaching in the NFL, most recently as assistant offensive line coach for the Tennessee Titans in 2011. He coached the offensive line for Seattle Seahawks in 2010, and spent two seasons with the St. Louis Rams, serving as assistant head coach and running backs coach in 2008 and assistant offensive line coach in 2009.

Colorado State also announced offensive coordinator Dave Baldwin will now add the title of quarterbacks coach, and linebackers coach Tim Skipper will get an added title of assistant head coach.