NASHVILLE, Tenn. – New Tennessee coach Mike Munchak has hired his friend and former teammate, Hall of Fame lineman Bruce Matthews, to coach the Titans' offensive line.
Matthews was selected in the first round of the 1983 NFL Draft by the then-Houston Oilers and went on to play 19 seasons for the franchise, earning 14 consecutive Pro Bowl selections and nine first-team All-Pro honors. He played all five positions on the offensive line and was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2007.
He spent the last two seasons as an offensive assistant for the Houston Texans and replaces Munchak, who was hired as Jeff Fisher's successor on Monday.
Matthews says working for Tennessee with Munchak is an opportunity of a lifetime for him.