Source: Former UCLA TE Coach Rip Scherer to Return to NFL with Chargers

UCLA tight ends coach Rip Scherer is returning to the NFL to join the Los Angeles Chargers staff, a source tell SI.
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Former UCLA tight ends coach Rip Scherer is returning to the NFL to join the Los Angeles Chargers staff, a source tell SI.

Scherer, 65, will be the Chargers' tight ends coach, leaving his position with the Bruins after two seasons.

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He had spent six seasons in the NFL as a quarterbacks coach with the Cleveland Browns (2005-08) and the Carolina Panthers (2009-10) after multiple NCAA stops, including Alabama, where he was offensive coordinator and Memphis as the Tigers' head coach from 1995-2000.