|St. Louis Rams|
|Date of birth:January 10, 1963|
|Place of birth: Athens, Georgia|
|College: North Carolina State|
|NFL Draft: 1985 / Round: 5 / Pick: 133|
|Debuted in 1985 for the []|
|Last played in 1986 for the []|
| As player:|
* Houston Oilers ( 1985– 1986)
| As coach:|
* Houston Oilers ( 1987– 1994)
|Career highlights and awards|
|* 2 Super Bowl championships (XXXII, XXXIII)|
|Career NFL statistics as of 1986|
Frank Bush (born January 10, 1963 in Athens, Georgia) is the current linebacker coach of the St. Louis Rams. He is a former American football linebacker in the National Football League. He was drafted by the Houston Oilers in the fifth round of the 1985 NFL Draft. He played college football at North Carolina State.
Playing career[edit | edit source]
Bush was drafted by the Houston Oilers in the fifth round of the 1985 NFL Draft. As a rookie in 1985 he started 11 of 16 games recording three sacks. During his second season in 1986 he started the first three games of the season when an examination following an injury, revealed that he had a narrow spinal canal. This condition, not caused by play, made it too risky for him to continue playing.
Coaching career[edit | edit source]
Houston Oilers[edit | edit source]
In 1987 Bush was hired by the Oilers to be their college scout and he remained at the position until 1992 when he was promoted to linebackers coach. He served as the teams linebackers coach until 1994.
Denver Broncos[edit | edit source]
From 1995 to 1999 Bush served as the Denver Broncos linebackers coach under Mike Shanahan and was a member of the teams back-to-back Super Bowl victories over the Green Bay Packers in Super Bowl XXXII and Atlanta Falcons in Super Bowl XXXIII. In 2000 he served as the secondary/nickel package coach and was the special teams coach from 2001 to 2003.
Arizona Cardinals[edit | edit source]
Houston Texans[edit | edit source]
From 2007 to 2008 Bush served as the Houston Texans senior defensive assistant under head coach Gary Kubiak. Before the 2009 season Bush was promoted to defensive coordinator. He was fired by the Texans after the 2010 season after the Texans finished third-to-last in the NFL in total defense.
Tennessee Titans[edit | edit source]
References[edit | edit source]
- "Injury May Force Ex-State Star to Retire". Wilmington Morning Star. Associated Press: p. 4B. November 20, 1986. http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=_eQVAAAAIBAJ&sjid=FRQEAAAAIBAJ&pg=4981,2557891&dq=frank-bush+injury. Retrieved June 22, 2009.
- Bush fired as Texans' defensive coordinator
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|Houston Texans Defensive Coordinator