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One-time Patriots Assistant Charlie Weis Leaving NFL Once Again

One-time New England Patriots offensive coordinator Charlie Weis will once again be leaving the NFL to take a college coaching position.

The Florida Gators have hired Charlie Weis away as the offensive coordinator from the Kansas City Chiefs to serve in the same role in Gainesville, under new head coach Will Muschamp.

"I've gone through this once before [leaving the New England Patriots staff to be the coach at Notre Dame], so I have a very good reference on how to separate family business from work. Fortunately, after going through it the last time, I had a very good experience. You go to work, you work all day. You do everything in preparation [for the game] and at the end of the day, if there's something else that has to be done, that's the time you do it."

Weis decided to leave the Patriots in 2004 after their Super Bowl victory over the Carolina Panthers to takeover at Notre Dame, his alma mater. Weis served as the Patriots offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach and was a key component to the development of Tom Brady and the Patriots three Super Bowl wins. 

The Chiefs ranked 12th in the NFL in total offense. Weis will continue to be the team's offensive coordinator throughout the playoffs.