Baker comes to Huntington after holding the same position at Warner University, in addition to his title of passing game coordinator.
Baker played for the Florida Gators from 2003-06 and was a two-time captain. As a senior, Baker delivered career-highs for receptions (60), receiving yards (920), and receiving touchdowns (10), and was a first-team All-Southeastern Conference (SEC) selection. He helped lead the Gators to its first SEC title in six years and their second national championship, a game in which he caught a touchdown pass in a 41-14 rout of Ohio State in the 2007 BCS Championship game.
He graduated from the University of Florida in December 2006 with a bachelor's degree in health and human performance.
The Pittsburgh Steelers chose Baker in the 2007 NFL Draft, where he played from 2007-09, winning a Super Bowl with the organization following the 2008 season.
Baker joined the Jacksonville Sharks of the Arena Football League for the 2010 season and played for the CFL’s Montreal Alouettes and Saskatchewan Roughriders in 2011.
Baker was born in New Smyrna Beach, Florida, where he was a star wide receiver for New Smyrna Beach High School. In 2001, he set the single-season Barracudas' record with 17 touchdowns, 67 catches and 1,142 yards.