Texans announce coaching staff for 2019
The Houston Texans have announced their full coaching staff for the 2019 season. Houston will have an offensive coordinator this season and it will be Tim Kelly, who was formerly the tight ends coach for the Texans. Will Lawing will take over for Kelly as the new tight ends coach. Houston's quarterbacks coach for the 2019 season will be former Seahawks assistant, Carl Smith. The Texans will also bring back a familiar face with the hire of former Houston quarterback T.J. Yates, who will now be an offensive assistant. Other coaching positions are filled by Mike Devlin (OL), John Perry (WRs), Danny Barrett (RBs), and John Aylward will be an offensive assistant.
On defense, the Texans are bringing back another former player with Akeem Dent being named a defensive assistant. The coaching staff on defense will stay intact, and the Texans are also bringing back special teams coordinator Brad Seely and assistant special teams coordinator Tracy Smith. The other most notable move was the hiring of Brian Cushing as the assistant strength and conditioning coach. Click here for a full list of the coaching staff.