Jim Caldwell has went to the collegiate level to choose another staff member. Robert Prince, the new wide receivers coach for the Lions, was the offensive coordinator at Boise State these past two seasons, but he does have NFL experience as a wide receivers coach.
Prince was entering his sixth season as a staff member of the Boise State football coaching staff. He was entering his second season as offensive coordinator for Boise State.
Prince spent several years in the NFL before returning to Boise State. He was an offensive assistant with the Atlanta Falcons from 2004 until 2006. He helped coach running backs and tight ends.
Back in 2007, the Jacksonville Jaguars hired Prince as an assistant wide receivers coach. He spent 2 years in Jacksonville. Then in 2009, the Seattle Seahawks hired him to be apart of their staff as wide receivers coach.
In 2010, he went back to the collegiate level as Colorado’s passing game coordinator. In 2011, Prince went back to Boise State.