The Pittsburgh Steelers have officially announced the hiring of Mike Munchak as their new offensive line coach.
Munchak 53, was a 9 time Pro Bowl guard with the Houston Oilers and is a NFL Hall of Fame offensive lineman. He began coaching for the Oilers in 1994 a year after his retirement as a player.
Mike Munchak spent over 30 years as a player/coach for the Houston Oilers/Tennessee Titans organisation and now heads into his 33rd year in the NFL.
Munchak served as head coach of the Tennessee Titans over the last three seasons.
Steelers Head Coach Mike Tomlin released a statement on the hiring…
Mike Tomlin: “I am excited that Mike will be joining our staff at the Pittsburgh Steelers, Mike’s offensive line background speaks for itself, both as a Hall of Fame player for the Houston Oilers and as a very successful coach with the Tennessee Titans. I look forward to having him join our coaching staff as we have already started preparing for the 2014 season.”
Steeler Nation, it looks as though the Steelers have found their new offensive line coach and with a pedigree like Mike Munchak this looks like a great hire by the Steelers.