John McClain announced via his Twitter account that June Jones hired Ted Cottrell to be his new Defensive Coordinator for the XFL Houston franchise. Jones already named former NFL quarterback Chris Miller as his Offensive Coordinator.
June Jones, Houston’s XFL coach and GM, has hired longtime NFL defensive coordinator, Ted Cottrell, as his DC.— John McClain (@McClain_on_NFL) June 12, 2019
Ted Cottrell has a long history as a Linebackers coach and Defensive Coordinator in the NFL. His last job was as linebackers coach for the Birmingham Iron of the Alliance of American Football (AAF).
Cottrell coached for the Buffalo Bills, Arizona Cardinals, New York Jets, and Minnesota Vikings. His last stop in the NFL was with the San Diego Chargers as Defensive coordinator from 2007 to 2008.
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