Calvin Thibodeaux enters his third season with the University of Houston football staff, serving as the defensive graduate assistant. He will assist Leon Burtnett with the linebackers, and will be responsible for on-campus recruiting, opponent scouting reports, video breakdowns and coordinating the offensive scout teams.
A four-year letterman at the University of Oklahoma, Thibodeaux was an All-Big 12 selection and was a member of three Big 12 Championship teams, four BCS bowl games and two National Championship games during his career at OU.
During his junior season (2005), he was named All-Big 12 after leading the conference in sacks with 10, which was the fifth-best in Oklahoma history. He also tied a team-high with 17 tackles for loss while adding a season-high seven tackles and three sacks against Texas A&M.
Born Sept. 26, 1983, Thibodeaux graduated from Westbury High school before enrolling in Oklahoma. In 2006, Thibodeaux graduated from Oklahoma with a degree in public affairs and administration. He signed with the CFL's Calgary Stampeders in April 2007, playing two preseason games.
Thibodeaux is married to the former Terrika Warren, and the couple lives in Houston.