• Kendal Briles joined the Houston Football program as its associate head coach, offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach on Jan. 6, 2017 following a one-year stint as assistant head coach, offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach at FAU.
• Spent the 2017 season as assistant head coach/offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach at Florida Atlantic University where the Owls were eight nationally in scoring offense (40.6 points per game) and ninth nationally in total offense (498.4 yards per game).
• Also spent three seasons as Baylor’s passing game coordinator and seven years coaching the Bears' receivers.
• Named a 2015 Broyles Award finalist in 2015, his first season as an offensive coordinator as Baylor led the nation in both scoring (48.1 points per game) and total offense (616.2 yards per game) while finishing second nationally in rushing offense (326.7 yards per game).
• Named the Big 12 Recruiter of the Year by Scout in 2013 and 2014.
• Mentored four All-Americans and five total NFL prospects during seven seasons as wide receivers coach.
• As passing game coordinator, helped guide a top five-ranked passing attack for four straight seasons from 2011 to 2014 (No. 4 in 2014, No. 5 in 2013, No. 4 in 2012, No. 4 in 2011).
• Nine Baylor offensive players earned 2015 All-Big 12 honors, led by a pair of unanimous All-Americans in Spencer Drango and Biletnikoff Award winner Corey Coleman.
• Following multiple quarterback injuries, orchestrated an offensive switch at season's end that culminated in the Russell Athletic Bowl, when a wide receiver and several running backs took snaps in wildcat/single-wing formations. Baylor crushed No. 10 North Carolina with a punishing rushing attack that amassed an NCAA bowl record 645 yards on the ground (as well as a Russell Athletic Bowl record of 756 total yards).
• Helped lead Baylor to the 2014 Big 12 Championship with a record-setting offense, averaging 365.9 passing yards per game.
• In 2012, Terrence Williams broke the Baylor record for single-season receiving yards (1,832) and set single-game marks of 17 receptions and 314 yards at West Virginia en route to being named just the sixth unanimous All-American in Baylor history. Kendall Wright concluded his Baylor career with every major school receiving record (16 total) under Briles' tutelage.
• A Houston alum, Briles ranked second on the Houston team in 2005 with 45 receptions for 369 yards and one touchdown.
• Began his playing career at Texas where he picked off two passes while playing at safety in 2002.
• A Texas native and a 2014 Texas High School Football Hall of Fame inductee, was a two-time Texas 4A Offensive Player of the year, earning the honor as a junior in 1999 at Stephenville High School and as a senior at Wolfforth Frenship High School in 2000.
• Married to University of Houston alum and former UH tennis player, the former Sarah Reimer-Lukert. The couple has two sons, Jaytn and Kru, and one daughter, Kinley.