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11 things to know about WR Coach Robert Prince | Daily Brew

Robert Prince is the Texans' wide receivers coach and enters his 14th season as an NFL coach. Here are 11 things to know about Prince.

  1. Spent 2014 through 2020 as the Detroit Lions' wide receivers coach, helping players like Kenny Golladay, Marvin Jones Jr., Danny Amendola and Golden Tate
  2. Because of COVID-19 protocols for Lions staff members, Prince served as the interim head coach on Christmas Eve in Week 16 last season
  3. Coached the Seattle Seahawks' wide receivers in 2009
  4. In 2007 and 2008, he was the Jacksonville Jaguars assistant wide receivers coach
  5. Prince was an offensive assistant with the Atlanta Falcons from 2004 through 2006
  6. He was born in Okinawa, Japan where he lived for first the 7 years of his life
  7. Played wide receiver collegiately at San Bernardino Valley College and Humboldt State
  8. Was offensive coordinator for the Recruit Seagulls in the Japanese X-Leauge from 1996-97
  9. Speaks Japanese
  10. Was an NCAA assistant coach for 17 seasons at Boise State, Colorado, Portland State and four other colleges
  11. Nicknamed the CEO--Chief Energy Officer--by Lions players during his coaching days in Detroit

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