We’re just a little over a week away from the XFL Summer Showcase in St. Louis, and we’re hearing a new addition to the team. According to Mike Mitchell of XFLBoard, former St. Louis Rams Wide Receiver, Az-Zahir Hakim, will be joining the franchise as Wide Receiver Coach.
Breaking: Former St. Louis Rams Wide Receiver and All Pro Return Specialist, Az-Zahir Hakim will be joining Jonathan Hayes @XFLStLouis staff. Hakim will be coaching the teams wide receivers. A position, he held earlier this year in the AAF, with The San Diego Fleet. #XFL2020pic.twitter.com/0AlqcNlDTj
Hakim played college football at San Diego State. He was drafted by the St. Louis Rams in the fourth round (96th overall) of the 1998 NFL Draft. He also played for the Detroit Lions, New Orleans Saints, San Diego Chargers, Miami Dolphins, and Las Vegas Locomotives. He most recently served as the wide receivers coach of the San Diego Fleet of the Alliance of American Football in 2019.
During his NFL career, Hakim racked up 316 receptions, 4,191 receiving yards, 28 receiving touchdowns, 1,981 return yards totaling in 3 touchdowns.