Joel Filani set to return to the Red Raiders as Outside Receivers coach

Joel Filani set to return to the Red Raiders as Outside Receivers coach
Joel Filani set to return to the Red Raiders (Source: Texas Tech Athletics)

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - Matt Wells has hired former Red Raider great Joel Filani as the new outside receivers’ coach.

Texas Tech Athletics made the announcement on Thursday morning.

Filani comes to his alma mater after coaching the North Texas outside wide receivers for the past three seasons.

During that time, the Mean Green won 23 games and had one of the nation’s top passing attacks.

Here are the other stops coach Joel Filani made before coming back to Texas Tech:

  • 2019-Present – Texas Tech Assistant Coach (Outside Receivers)
  • 2016-18 – North Texas Assistant Coach (Outside Receivers) 
  • 2015 – Washington State Offensive Quality Control 
  • 2013-14 – Boise State Graduate Assistant

Filani graduated from Texas Tech in 2006 and received his master’s degree from Boise State in 2014.

According to Texas Tech Athletics, Coach Joel Filani replaces Jovon Bouknight, who resigned in order to accept another collegiate coaching opportunity.

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