The Houston Texans hired former assistant head coach for the Baltimore Ravens David Culley, becoming the franchise's fourth head coach. With that, read below for 11 interesting facts to know about the newest Texan in charge.
- David Culley spent the 2019 and 2020 NFL seasons as the assistant head coach/pass coordinator/WR coach for Baltimore Ravens
- He has accumulated over 27 years of NFL coaching experience
- His first coaching job was in 1978 at Austin Peay, where he served as the running backs coach
- From 1991-93, David Culley was the wide receivers coach at Texas A&M University, under head coach R.C. Slocum
- His first NFL job was as the wide receivers coach for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 1994
- He was an assistant for Head Coach Andy Reid with the Philadelphia Eagles from 1999-2012 and Kansas City Chiefs from 2013-2016
- At age 65, David Culley is the oldest first-time head coach in NFL history
- David Culley played football, basketball and baseball at White County High School in Sparta, Tennessee
- David Culley was the first African-American to play quarterback (1974-78) at Vanderbilt University
- He was recruited to play for Vanderbilt University by Commodores' defensive coordinator and National Football League legend Bill Parcells
- David Culley and his wife Carolyn have two children
Houston Texans announce David Culley as Head Coach.