Report: Texans hiring Doug Colman as assistant special teams coach


A former NFL linebacker and collegiate assistant coach has reportedly been added to Bill O’Brien’s coaching staff in Houston.

According to, former Coastal Carolina linebackers/special teams coach Doug Colman will be the Texans’ assistant special teams coach.

Colman, 40, was a sixth-round pick of the Giants in 1996. In addition to spending three seasons with New York, Colman had stints with the Titans (1999) and Browns (2000).

Via, Coastal Carolina has announced Colman will be joining Houston in an unspecified role.

The Texans hired O’Brien as head coach on December 31.