Hines Ward has been hired as Arizona State's next wide receivers coach, the school announced Sunday.

"I am truly honored to join Arizona State University football as wide receivers coach," Ward, the Super Bowl XL MVP and two-time Super Bowl champion, said in a statement Sunday. "It's an incredible opportunity to share my passion for the game with a group of talented young men and help them reach their full potential. The culture and energy here in the Valley is special and I can't wait to be part of it."