Who should the Texans target for the OC job?

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  1. infantrycak

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    Quit UT (he was from Mission, TX) to volunteer Air Corps. Completed 30 B-17 missions in Europe.

    Just wasn't thinking that far back in my original list. Good argument to be made it should be the Landry trophy. From player to coach he was the man.
     
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    He and Ted Williams were real life John Wayne's . I'm sure there's others too like Audie Murphy .
     
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    Assistant shocker: Gary Kubiak will not be Denver’s offensive coordinator, league sources tell ESPN.

    After lengthy discussions, Denver and Kubiak had different ideas on staffing and offensive philosophies. Both sides going in different directions.

    — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) January 11, 2019

    Sure was nice of John to deny Kubs the ability to interview for other OC jobs, and then decide that things aren't going to work out after those jobs have been filled...
     
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    Well Marion kept their morale up. He was turned down by Annapolis by the way.

    Little suspicious of a league source rather than team source.
     
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    I wonder what Kubiak could do with Watson?
     
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    Would be awesome I think. No chance ob does it.
     
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    Our current scheme (whatever it still is) is a stark contrast to Kubiak's. That hire would never happen, though I'd welcome it.
     
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    I don't know that hiring any OC would help this team, O'Brien is steadfastly determined (ego) that his system is the way to go and determined to hammer the square peg into the round hole.
     
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    His "system" is the 3 legged runt of the E-P litter.
     
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    I will dance a jig and buy all night for folks who come to Austin if Ferentz is hired.

    I'm dubious though because it only makes sense with a return to heavy ZBS. Which don't get me wrong, I think is ideal for Watson. Kudos to OB if he'll make the change.
     
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    Yeah, that was BO'bs first choice for OL coach here, but he decided to stay at Iowa. He's now their OC. I don't know they are in talks now, but I'm hoping.
     
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    I dunno why would this be such a popular hire other than many folks seem to like the man's father, the Iowa U HC ?
     
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    Ferentz invented zone blocking. His son played it and has coached it. Absent yanking Gibbs out of retirement he's the guru.

    It would also appear to signal a switch to a system which much better suits Watson and for that matter Miller.
     
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    OK I buy that about DW4 because he seems like he could be the prototype QB to run behind a ZBS but do you really think the Texans HC would accept such a major change to his teams offense ?
     
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    That's why I'm dubious.

    If it happens I may have to channel steelb, did Cal make it happen?
     
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    Depends on how smart he is.

    If he goes for it, he's got my respect.
     
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    I'd be happy because we would then have a direction. It's easier for me to get behind a guy if I can understand what he's trying to do.

    Let's say you have a new coach come in saying we're going to get bigger, stronger, & faster. That we're going to run a power run scheme. Then 5 years later he replaces Ben Jones, & Brandon Brooks with guys who aren't any better. Then he had a guy like Mancz he won't let play unless he absolutely has to. Then he drafts Sua'Filo & Maryin & they're both looking like busts now.

    Pretty frustrating
     

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