Joel Filani is in his second season as an offensive graduate assistant at Boise State, and primarily works with the Broncos' wide receivers.
Filani, a wide receiver at Texas Tech from 2003-06, earned first-team All-Big 12 honors in both 2005 and 2006. He caught 65 passes for 1,007 yards and eight touchdowns as a junior, and had 91 receptions for 1,300 yards and 13 touchdowns as a senior.
He went on to be selected in the sixth round by the Tennessee Titans in the 2007 National Football League Draft, and was also a member of the Minnesota Vikings, the Seattle Seahawks, the Detroit Lions, the St. Louis Rams and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers from 2007-09.
Filani also played for the Chicago Rush of the Arena League in 2011.
Filani's wife Shayla is an academic advisor at Boise State.