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10 things to know about CB coach Dino Vasso

Dino Vasso enters his ninth season as an NFL assistant this year, taking over as the cornerbacks coach of the Texans.

Here are 10 things to know about Vasso:

  1. Spent the previous five seasons with the Philadelphia Eagles as the assistant coordinator / defense (2020) and assistant secondary coach (2016-19)
  2. Won a Super Bowl LII ring in 2017 with the Eagles
  3. From 2013 to 2015, Vasso was a coaching assistant with Kansas City Chiefs, where Texans Head Coach David Culley was also an assistant during that time
  4. Played collegiately at the University of New Hampshire (UNH), serving as a defensive co-captain his senior year
  5. Picked off 18 passes in 51 career games for the Wildcats
  6. Majored in Studio Arts at UNH
  7. At Ridley High School in Folsom, Pa., Vasso lettered in football, basketball and track and field
  8. Caught 18 touchdown passes as a receiver in high school
  9. Began his coaching career in 2011 as an offensive intern at Temple University
  10. Was a graduate assistant at Missouri in 2012

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