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Old 02-05-2014   #1
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Announcement of the full coaching staff from HT.com with some bio information at the link.


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HOUSTON – The Houston Texans have hired 16 assistant coaches and retained Bob Ligashesky as special teams coordinator, Head Coach Bill O’Brien announced today.
The following were added to O’Brien’s staff: Romeo Crennel (defensive coordinator), Jim Bernhardt (Director of Football Research), John Butler (secondary), Doug Colman (assistant special teams), Paul Dunn (offensive line), Craig Fitzgerald (head strength and conditioning), George Godsey (quarterbacks), Sean Hayes (assistant strength and conditioning), Stan Hixon (wide receivers), Tim Kelly (offensive quality control), Will Lawing (defensive quality control), Charles London (running backs), Anthony Midget (assistant secondary), John Perry (tight ends), Anthony Pleasant (assistant strength and conditioning) and Mike Vrabel (linebackers).
“We’ve put together a great staff of enthusiastic and passionate coaches with good character who have successful backgrounds in coaching,” O’Brien said. “It was important to put together a group who will be great teachers and I’m excited to begin our preparations for the 2014 season.”

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So then if this staff is complete, sounds like O'Brien will end up as both HC and OC.
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Anthony Midget?

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Anthony Midget?

Would be awesome if he were the O-line coach.
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Anthony Midget?

You are so insensitive.

It's Anthony Little-Person.
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OK. So we've gone from Denver South to New England South. Theoretically it's a step in a better direction.
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WTH is a "Director of Football Research"??
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Head coach & acting Offensive coordinator: Bill O'Brien

Defensive coordinator: Romeo Crennel
Director of Football Research: Jim Bernhardt
Secondary: John Butler
Assistant secondary: Anthony Midget
Linebackers: Mike Vrabel

Defensive line: Bill Kollar
Defensive quality control: Will Lawing
Quarterbacks: George Godsey

Wide receivers: Stan Hixon

Offensive line: Paul Dunn

Running backs: Charles London

Tight ends: John Perry
Offensive quality control: Tim Kelly
Head strength and conditioning: Craig Fitzgerald
Assistant S&C: Sean Hayes

Assistant S&C: Anthony Pleasant
Special teams coordinator: Bob Ligashesky
Assistant special teams: Doug Colman
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WTH is a "Director of Football Research"??
Bernhardt is OB's "No" man.

He's a QC guy who tells OB when he's wrong, basically.

So, in a sense, he's QC for the HC. Odd, but I like the concept.
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Great, another HC who wants to call plays...
Deja Vu Vu ..
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WTH is a "Director of Football Research"??
And quality control?

I've seen that from several teams this offseason but never heard of it prior.
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And quality control?

I've seen that from several teams this offseason but never heard of it prior.
We need more quality in our turnovers.
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And quality control?

I've seen that from several teams this offseason but never heard of it prior.
QC tends to be guys working their way up. Like an intern or entry level position. Do a lot of grunt work, charting, statistics/tendencies, and help run scout team.
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You are so insensitive.

It's Anthony Little-Person.

Sweet
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No OC, but we are researching the pigskin to a high degree of quality.

Geezus. I'm getting to old for this ####
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Honestly, looking at this list...it's just words on a screen to me right now.

Not to say that I'm not excited about the 2014 season...in 7 freakin' months...grrrrr....
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QC tends to be guys working their way up. Like an intern or entry level position. Do a lot of grunt work, charting, statistics/tendencies, and help run scout team.
Ah, thanks man.
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Honestly, looking at this list...it's just words on a screen to me right now.

Not to say that I'm not excited about the 2014 season...in 7 freakin' months...grrrrr....
What's funny to me, DB, is after last year I could live with 7 months of relative quiet for my central nervous system....lol.
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What's funny to me, DB, is after last year I could live with 7 months of relative quiet for my central nervous system....lol.
lol! Yeah, me, too, man. I just have to get into that off-season groove thing.

I guess my thirst for football was not quenched with the unbelievable crappy 2013 season. It hit me the other night, in a really weird way that took me a few moments to digest..."the Seahawks are world champions. The...Seahawks..." It's the same way I felt after the Buccaneers won the Super Bowl. These were always dog teams, but now, they have trophies. Takes a little while to let it sink in, y'know?

Anyway, off topic and all that...quick, somebody get me some koolaide and say some great things about our new coaching staff!
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A lot of folks, especially in Houston and Oilers/Texans fans elsewhere with symbolically ring-free fingers, thought of that very thing.

"Seattle? Hell, that makes both them AND Tampa Bay."

I about lost it when Carolina and Jacksonville damned near had a SB party of their own against each other the second year they played. Because of that the Texans had a tougher row to hoe (<---wait, reverse that).

Alright, I'm done too. Sorry for the hijack, folks. Carry on.





















...but DAMN IT. HOUSTON IS DUE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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