HOUSTON, Jan. 28 (UPI) -- The Houston Texans said Monday they have named Ray Rhodes their new assistant defensive backs coach.
Rhodes joins the club following five seasons with the Seattle Seahawks. He was the Seahawks' defensive coordinator from 2003-05, then moved into the role of special projects/defense for the past two seasons.
The Seattle defense climbed from 28th in the NFL to 19th in his first season. The Seahawks also reached the playoffs in each of Rhodes' five seasons.
Rhodes has worked 27 years in the NFL. His career record as a head coach is 37-42-1, including a pair of playoff appearances. He was named Coach of the Year in 1995 when he guided the Philadelphia Eagles to a 10-6 mark and advanced to the NFC divisional playoffs in his first season as head coach.