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Old 02-27-2009   #1
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How can you not love this?

http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/sports/6284388.html

“I can’t tell you how fired up I am about this,” Matthews said. “I love Houston, and I wanted to stay in Houston, and this gives me a chance to do that. I’ve been watching the Texans, and I think they’re on the brink of something special. I wanted to be part of it. I’m excited about where Mr. (Bob) McNair and Gary have this team headed. I want to help any way I can.”
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Bruce Matthews, who played 14 of his 19 seasons for the Oilers and is a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, has been hired by the Texans as an offensive assistant coach.

Matthews, who has known coach Gary Kubiak since they were teammates at the 1983 Hula Bowl, begins his coaching career at the ground level.

“We’re thrilled to have Bruce be part of our staff,” Kubiak said today. “Not only was he was one of the greatest players in history, I think the world of him as a person, too. I think it’s a great thing for the fans of this city to have one of their own be part of our organization.

“Bruce said he wanted to get into coaching and do the grunt work so he can learn from the ground level. We’ll give him a lot of things to do, including a lot of work with our running game preparations. We’re really excited about giving him this opportunity.”
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Hey Bud, tell me how my azzz tastes!
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Unreal...........maybe he can produce a clone or 2!!!!!! Great move and certainly a player's coach.
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Here comes Clay 3!
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Nice, indeed.

Bruce Matthews was everything one would want in a new coach, and as an example for the young guys to follow.
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Here comes Clay 3!
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Holy cow! This is very unexpected.

Maybe he can help reel in his Nephew.
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Hey Bud, tell me how my azzz tastes!
Great message to Bud and his Tita*s.
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Old 02-27-2009   #12
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Brings back memories.

The Bruce Is Loose!

And this could definitely mean we're drafting Clay.
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Whoa. Unexpected, and awesome.
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Default Re: Texans hire Bruce Matthews as assistant

When it comes to credibility, winning is ultimately the only thing that matters, but I can't help but think this portends a big shift in the fortunes of the franchise. Having a former Oiler legend in the fold gives me chills.
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Excellent move! What a great example Bruce is going to be for our OL.

With the 15th pick, the Texans select Matthews, LB out of USC.
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“I can’t tell you how fired up I am about this,” Matthews said. “I love Houston, and I wanted to stay in Houston, and this gives me a chance to do that. I’ve been watching the Texans, and I think they’re on the brink of something special. I wanted to be part of it. I’m excited about where Mr. (Bob) McNair and Gary have this team headed. I want to help any way I can.”
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Oops, you must have beat me and TexasSeminole by a few seconds. Mods please merge or delete the other post on this.

This is great news. I wonder if this means we'll be drafting CM in the 1st rd now.
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When it comes to credibility, winning is ultimately the only thing that matters, but I can't help but think this portends a big shift in the fortunes of the franchise. Having a former Oiler legend in the fold gives me chills.
He did make it to a super bowl though.
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I love it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Let's bring in Carl Mauck too!!!
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WOW!!!

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