Mike Devlin (American football)

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Mike Devlin
No. 70, 62
Position: Offensive Lineman
Personal information
Date of birth: (1969-11-16) November 16, 1969 (age 47)
Place of birth: Blacksburg, Virginia
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight: 325 lb (147 kg)
Career information
High school: Cherokee (Marlton, New Jersey)
College: Iowa
NFL Draft: 1993 / Round: 5 / Pick: 136
Career history
As player:
As coach:
Career NFL statistics
Games played: 101
Games started: 27
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR

Michael Richard Devlin (born November 16, 1969) is a former professional American football player and currently an assistant coach with the Houston Texans of the National Football League.

High school years[edit]

Devlin attended Cherokee High School in the Marlton section of Evesham Township, New Jersey and was a letterman in football. Devlin played for the second-best high school football team in New Jersey, losing The Star-Ledger Trophy to the number one team and USA Today top five ranked Union High School Farmers. Devlin would later start with two Union Farmers at the University of Iowa, running back Tony Stewart and Offensive Guard Mike Ferroni.

Professional career[edit]

Devlin was selected by the Buffalo Bills in the fifth round of the 1993 NFL Draft after playing college football as an interior lineman with the Iowa Hawkeyes.

He played 58 career games over a span of seven years in the NFL. During his three-year stint with the Buffalo Bills, he played on special teams and at center and guard, backed up All-Pro Kent Hull, and made an appearance in Super Bowl XXVIII. On March 8, 1996, Devlin signed with the Arizona Cardinals. During his time there, he was part of the starting lineup at center in all but two of twenty-six games. Devlin retired from playing after the 1999 season.

Coaching career[edit]

In 2000, he became a quality control coach for the offensive component of the Cardinals, before becoming an assistant offensive lineman coach. During the 2004-2005 seasons, Devlin served as offensive line coach for the Toledo Rockets. In 2006, Devlin became the tight ends coach for the New York Jets. He was promoted to offensive line coach on February 5, 2013.[1]

Devlin left the Jets to accept the same position with the Houston Texans on January 9, 2015.[2]


  1. ^ Costello, Brian; Howie Kussoy (5 February 2013). "Jets fire OL coach DeGuglielmo: source". New York Post. Archived from the original on 5 February 2013. Retrieved 5 February 2013. 
  2. ^ Cimini, Rich (January 9, 2015). "Jets offensive line coach Mike Devlin leaves for Texans". ESPN New York. Archived from the original on January 9, 2015. Retrieved January 9, 2015. 

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