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Former Michigan WR Roy Roundtree joins Curt Mallory’s staff at Indiana State

Roy Roundtree will take over as the wide receivers coach at Indiana State.

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Roy Roundtree has joined the staff at Indiana State as a wide receivers coach, according to his Twitter. Curt Mallory, who played at Michigan from 1989-1990, hired Roundtree after signing a contract to coach the Sycamores on January 23rd.

Mallory played as a linebacker for Bo Schembechler in 1989 and Gary Moeller in 1990. The 47-year-old has coached at Indiana, Ball State, Central Michigan, Illinois, Akron, Michigan, and Wyoming, but his job at Indiana State will be his first head coaching assignment.

Roundtree played at Michigan from 2008-2012, then for the Cincinnati Bengals in 2013 and the Colorado Ice of the Indoor Football League in 2015. He served as a wide receivers coach for CSU-Pueblo in 2015. He also coached for Limestone College with the same job in 2016.

Across his career with Michigan, Roundtree caught 154 passes for 2,304 yards and 15 touchdowns.

Indiana State is a Division I program that competes in the Missouri Valley Football Conference. The Sycamores are 0-3 in bowl games and 384-511-24 all-time. Indiana State has one conference title and 16 consensus All-Americans. The team went to the Shrine Bowl (1949) and Pecan Bowl (1983, 1984).