Raiders tap Michigan State assistant McElwain

EAST LANSING, Mich. -- Michigan State assistant coach Jim
McElwain is leaving the program to become quarterbacks coach for
the NFL's Oakland Raiders, the university announced Thursday.

McElwain spent the past three seasons at Michigan State, most
recently as assistant head coach with responsibility for receivers
and special teams.

He previously coached with Spartans head coach John L. Smith at

McElwain joins the staff of Art Shell, who recently was named
the Raiders' head coach.