The Montana Grizzlies Offensive Line Coach, Bob Beers is headed to the NFL to work with the Houston Texans, most likely in his previous position as a scout.

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Coach Beers has been involved in football for more than four decades. He was an outstanding player of the Grizzlies and head coach Jack Swarthout, as he was a two-time All-America at linebacker for the Grizzlies in 1968 and 1969.

In his first season after his return to UM in 2010, senior guard Russell Piette and senior center Alex Verlanic were named second team All-Big Sky.

He returned to his alma mater (1970) two seasons ago after working numerous years as a scout in the National Football League. Most recently (2007-2010) he was a Western Regional Scout for the Houston Texans. From 2003-07 he was a regional scout for the Detroit Lions.

He was the head coach for the Colorado Crush of the Arena Football League in 2003 and also served as a scout for the Denver Broncos during that time. He was the offensive coordinator for the Amsterdam Admirals in the Spring of 1995, then joined the Broncos later that year as their West Coast Regional Scout.

In 1993-94, he was the head coach and athletic director at Western Montana College (UM-Western). He was the offensive coordinator for the Frankfurt Galaxy of the NFL’s World League for head coach Jack Elway from 1991-93.

Beers was the Grizzlies’ assistant head coach working with the offensive line for former head coach Don Read from 1986-90.

He coached in the prep ranks from 1977-85 in Montana and Oregon. He began coaching on the collegiate level at Montana for Swarthout (1970-72). After that he moved on to Montana Tech, where he served as the defensive coordinator from 1972-73.

As a standout Grizzly linebacker, he was the inaugural recipient of UM’s Golden Helmet Award (team’s hardest hitter) in 1967. In October of 2009 he and his teammates from UM’s undefeated (10-0) Griz football teams of 1968 and 1969 were inducted into the Grizzly Sports Hall of Fame.

He earned his degree at UM in 1970, majoring in history and health, physical education.

Bob and his wife Janelle have three children, son Bobby, and two daughters, Cari, a principal in Eureka, Mont., and daughter Joey, a student at UM. Bobby is the athletic director at Rocky Mountain College in Billings. Bob and Janelle have three granddaughters: Milynn, Megan, and Emily.