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Houston Texans Staff Tracker (2021-22)

Keep track of how Lovie Smith is filling out his staff in Houston via this page.
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David Culley spent four decades as an assistant coach before getting his first shot to become a head coach with the Texans. Houston dismissed him after a single season where Culley led the organization to four wins.

In a bizarre search where finalists included a candidate with no coaching experience (Josh McCown), the Texans ultimately decided to promote defensive coordinator Lovie Smith to head coach. The opportunity marks Lovie's third head coaching opportunity in the NFL just 14 months after he was let go as the head coach at Illinois.

Here, on the Texans Staff Tracker page, we'll keep track of Lovie's new staff, as well as take a look back at the 2021 staff.

2022 HEAD COACH: LOVIE SMITH


OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR
PEP HAMILTON
Promoted - Texans QBs / Pass Game Coordinator

QUARTERBACKS / OFFENSIVE ASSISTANT

TED WHITE
Grambling (FCS) OC / QBs

RUNNING BACKS
DANNY BARRETT
Retained - Texans RBs

WIDE RECEIVERS / PASS GAME COORDINATOR
BEN MCDANIELS
Retained - Texans WRs / PGC

OFFENSIVE LINE
GEORGE WARHOP
Jacksonville Jaguars OL

ASSISTANT OFFENSIVE LINE
HAL HUNTER
New York Giants OL (2018-19)

TIGHT ENDS
TIM BERBENICH
Las Vegas Raiders RBs

Offensive Assistant: DeNarius McGhee, Robbie Picazo, 

2021 STAFF:
Tim Kelly (OC)
Pep Hamilton (OC / QBs)
Danny Barrett (RBs)
Andy Bischoff (TEs)
James Campen (OL)
Robert Kugler (Assistant OL)
Robert Prince (WRs)
Ben McDaniels (Assistant WRs)

Offensive Assistant: DeNarius McGhee, Robiie Picazo


DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR
NONE LISTED

LINEBACKERS
MILES SMITH
Retained - Texans RBs

SAFETIES
JOE DANNA
Jacksonville Jaguars DBs

CORNERS
DINO VASSO
Retained - Texans CBs

NICKELS / DEFENSIVE ASSISTANT
ILIR EMINI
Retained - Texans Assistant LBs

DEFENSIVE LINE
JACQUES CESAIRE
Buffalo Bills Assistant DL

ASSISTANT DEFENSIVE LINE
KENYON JACKSON
Miami Dolphins Coaching Assistant

Defensive Assistant: Dele Harding

2021 STAFF:
Lovie Smith (Associate HC / DC)
Greg Jackson (Safeties)
Bobby King (DL)
Allen Smith (Assistant DL)
Miles Smith (LBs)
Dino Vasso (CBs)

Defensive Assistant: Ilir Emini


SPECIAL TEAMS COORDINATOR
FRANK ROSS
Retained - Texans STC

Assistant Special Teams: Sean Baker

2021 STAFF:
Frank Ross (STC)
Sean Baker (Assistant STC)


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