Kevin Curtis
Sport(s)American football
Current position
TitleCornerbacks coach
TeamTexas Tech
ConferenceBig 12 Conference
Biographical details
Born (1980-07-28) July 28, 1980 (age 39)
Frankfurt, Germany
Alma materTexas Tech University
Playing career
Texas Tech
San Francisco 49ers
Green Bay Packers
Oakland Raiders
Cologne Centurions
Houston Texans
Cologne Centurions
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
Navarro College (CBs)
Louisiana Tech (CBs)
Texas Tech (CBs)

Kevin Curtis (born July 28, 1980 in Frankfurt, Germany) is an American football coach and former safety. He is currently the cornerbacks coach for Texas Tech.

Early yearsEdit

Curtis was born in Frankfurt, Germany but was raised in Lubbock, Texas where he attended Coronado High School. At Coronado, he played quarterback

College playing careerEdit

Curtis played safety for the Texas Tech Red Raiders from 1998-2002. He was named second-team All-American for his junior and senior seasons, and was a three time All-Big 12 selection. During the 1999 season, he was named Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week following a Red Raider victory against Colorado and was named to the Jim Thorpe Award watchlist prior to the 2000 season. He graduated in 2002 with a degree in Restaurant and Hotel Management.[1]

Professional playing careerEdit

Curtis was originally selected in the fourth round of the 2002 NFL Draft by the San Francisco 49ers, where he spent three seasons. He has also been a member of the Green Bay Packers, Oakland Raiders, Cologne Centurions and Houston Texans.

College coaching careerEdit

Curtis began his coaching career in 2008 at Navarro College where he served two seasons as secondary coach. He was named cornerbacks coach at Louisiana Tech University under coach Sonny Dykes on February 22, 2010. Dykes was an assistant at Texas Tech during Curtis's college playing career. In his second season at Louisiana Tech, the secondary ranked third nationally in interceptions and pick-6s.[2] In December 2012, Curtis accepted the same position at his alma mater Texas Tech University under former teammate and now head coach Kliff Kingsbury.[3]


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