Brian Natkin

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Brian Natkin
Arizona Cardinals
Position:Assistant offensive line coach
Personal information
Born: (1978-01-03) January 3, 1978 (age 41)
San Antonio, Texas
Career information
High school:Winston Churchill
(San Antonio, Texas)
College:UTEP
Career history
As player:
As coach:

Brian Natkin (born January 3, 1978) is an American football coach and former player who is the current assistant offensive line coach for the Arizona Cardinals of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP), where he was a consensus selection to the 2000 College Football All-America Team. He also played professionally in the NFL for the Tennessee Titans.

Playing career[edit]

College[edit]

During the 2000 NCAA Division I-A football season, Natkin lead tight ends nationally with 64 catches for 787 yards.[1] Natkin was a unanimous selection to the 2000 College Football All-America Team, the only every UTEP player to earn unanimous All-American honors in football.[2] For his college career Natkin had 172 receptions for 1,934 yards and was a three-time first team All-WAC selection (1998-2000).[3]

NFL[edit]

Natkin played three games for the Tennessee Titans of the National Football League (NFL) in 2001, starting one game.[4] Natkin spent the 2003 pre-season with the St. Louis Rams.[5]

Coaching career[edit]

College[edit]

From 2004 to 2005, Natkin was a graduate assistant at UTEP after graduating in 2003. In 2006, Natkin was an assistant coach at the University of Northern Colorado. From 2007 to 2011, Natkin was an assistant coach at Midwestern State University. From 2012 to 2017, Natkin was the tight ends coach and recruiting coordinator at UTEP.[6]

National Football League[edit]

Arizona Cardinals[edit]

On January 13, 2019, Natkin was hired by the Arizona Cardinals of the NFL to be their assistant offensive line coach.

Coaching tree[edit]

NFL head coaches under whom Natkin has served:

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Brian Natkin". CBS Interactive. Retrieved December 3, 2015.
  2. ^ Bloomquist, Bret. "Ex-Miner football star Brian Natkin happy to be at UTEP". Retrieved December 3, 2015.[dead link]
  3. ^ "Brian Natkin". Retrieved December 3, 2015.
  4. ^ http://www.nfl.com/player/briannatkin/2504469/profile
  5. ^ "Natkin, Brian". Retrieved December 3, 2015.
  6. ^ http://www.utepathletics.com/sports/m-footbl/mtt/natkin_brian01.html

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