The Houston Texans introduced Lovie Smith as their fifth full-time coach in team history.
Smith, 63, takes over the Texans after he spent the 2021 season as the defensive coordinator and associate head coach under David Culley, who went 4-13 in his lone season in Houston.
The Big Sandy High School product expressed gratitude of being able to coach one of Texas’ two NFL teams. General manager Nick Caserio also explained why they arrived at Smith as their choice after a month-long process.
The presser was held in NRG Stadium in the West Club on the third floor — right where they had their presser to introduce Bill O’Brien as coach in 2014.
The following is the transcript from the presser.