Texans-Dolphins Connections

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WR Andre Johnson (University of Miami, from Miami); C Chris Myers (University of Miami, from Miami); CB Brandon Harris (University of Miami, from Miami); WR Lestar Jean (Florida Atlantic, from Miami); ILB Mister Alexander (Florida State); WR Coach Larry Kirksey (RB coach, University of Florida).

QB John Beck was Miami’s second-round pick in 2007 and got his first career start with the Dolphins (2007-08); LB Tim Dobbins (2010); K Shayne Graham played two games with Miami in 2011; G Wade Smith was a third-round pick of Miami (2003-05); QB Coach Karl Dorrell was the Dolphins’ QB coach (2011) and WR coach (2008-10); Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach Matt Schiotz was the Dolphins’ head strength and conditioning coach (2007).

Offensive Coordinator Mike Sherman was Houston’s offensive coordinator from 2006-07; S Troy Nolan was a seventh-round draft pick of the Texans in 2009 and played for the team from 2009-11.

OC Mike Sherman (coached at Texas A&M, 1989-1993, 95-97, head coach 2008-11; Houston Texans, 2006-07); Asst. QB Coach Zac Taylor (coached at Texas A&M, 2011) and OL Coach Jim Turner (coached at Texas A&M, 2008-11); LB Kevin Burnett (Dallas Cowboys, 2005-08); TE Anthony Fasano (Dallas Cowboys, 2006-07); FB Jorvorskie Lane (Texas A&M, from Lufkin); QB Ryan Tannehill (Texas A&M, from Big Spring); DT Kheeston Randall (Univ. of Texas, from Beaumont); TE Coach Dan Campbell (born in Clifton; TE at Texas A&M, 1994-98; Dallas Cowboys, 2003-05); DL Coach Kacy Rogers (Dallas Cowboys, 2003-07); LB Coach George Edwards (Dallas Cowboys, 1998-2001).

Texans WR Andre Johnson, C Chris Myers and played with Dolphins T Vernon Carey (Miami); Texans DE Tim Jamison played with T Jake Long (Michigan); Texans RB Arian Foster played with Dolphins DT Tony McDaniel, LB Kevin Burnett and CB Jonathan Wade (Tennessee); Texans CB Brice McCain played with Dolphins LB Koa Misi, DE Paul Soliai, DE Derrick Shelby and CB Sean Smith (Utah); Texans NT Shaun Cody and ILB Brian Cushing played with Dolphins RB Reggie Bush (USC); Texans QB John Beck played with Dolphins LS John Denney (BYU); Texans G Wade Smith played with Dolphins T Artis Hicks (Memphis); Texans C Ben Jones played with Dolphins S Reshad Jones (Georgia); Texans WR DeVier Posey played with Dolphins WR Brian Hartline and LB Austin Spitler (Ohio State); Texans CB Brandon Harris played with Dolphins RB Lamar Miller and DE Olivier Vernon (Miami).

Dolphins DL Coach Kacy Rogers (2003-07) coached with Texans DC Wade Phillips in Dallas (2007-10); Dolphins LB Karlos Dansby (2004-09) played for Arizona with Texans DE Antonio Smith (2004-08); Texans LB Tim Dobbins (2008-09) played for San Diego with Dolphins LB Kevin Burnett (2009-10); Texans G Wade Smith (2007) played for N.Y. Jets with Dolphins LB Jason Trusnik (2007-09); Dolphins WR Anthony Armstrong (2010-11) and T Artis Hicks (2010) played for Washington with QB John Beck (2010-2011); Dolphins LB Kevin Burnett (2005-08) and TE Anthony Fasano (2006-07) played for Dallas with CB Alan Ball (2007-11) and ILB Bradie James (2003-11) and while Phillips (2007-10) and Texans LB Coach Reggie Herring (2008-10) were on staff; Dolphins G Richie Incognito (2006-08) played for St. Louis with P Donnie Jones (2007-11); Dobbins (2008-09) played for San Diego with Dolphins WR Legedu Naanee (2007-10); Burnett (2005-08) played for Dallas while Phillips coached there (2007-10); Texans G Andrew Gardner (2011), K Shayne Graham (2003-09), CB Johnathan Joseph (2006-10), and WR Kevin Walter (2003-05) played for Cincinnati while Dolphins DC Kevin Coyle coached there (2001-11); James (2003-11) played for Dallas when Dolphins DL Coach Kacy Rogers coached there (2003-07).

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