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Brian Flores In The NFL: From Patriots Scouting Assistant To Miami Dolphins Head Coach

MIAMI (CBSMiami) - <a href="https://miami.cbslocal.com/tag/brian-flores/" rel="noopener" target="_blank">Brian Flores, the first Hispanic American to coach the Miami Dolphins, started his coaching career with the New England Patriots in 2004 as a scouting assistant.

He was hired as the Miami Dolphins head coach in 2019 and fired this past January, after 3 seasons with the team.

Here is a timeline of his career:

COLLEGE
1999 -2002: Flores plays football at Boston College, as a linebacker

NFL
2004 -- Joins the New England Patriots as a scouting assistant
2006 -- Becomes a pro scout
2008 –  Promoted to coaching staff as a special teams coaching assistant
2010 -- Title changes from offensive assistant coach to special teams
2011 –  Named defensive assistant
2012 –  Promoted to safeties' coach.
2016 –  Named linebackers' coach.
2018 –  Takes over defensive play-calling duties.

2019, February 4 -- Flores is hired as 12th head coach of the Miami Dolphins.
2022, January 10 -- Dolphins fire Flores. He had two years left in his contract.
With the Dolphins, he had a record of 24 wins and 25 losses with no postseason appearances
2022, February 1 -- Flores files a class-action lawsuit against the NFL, Dolphins and other teams claiming racial discrimination.

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