Stephen Lynn Braggs was born in Houston Texas and lived in Austin, TX for 20 years. Coach Braggs graduated from HS in 1983 and attended The University of Texas at Austin and obtained a Business Management and Organization Communications Degree. While attending UT, Coach Braggs was a starter for all 4 years on the Texas Longhorns Football team. Coach Braggs finished his collegiate career earning the Team MVP honor in 1986. Coach Braggs was drafted to the NFL in the 6th Round by the Cleveland Browns and was a proud member of the Original Dawg Pound. His nickname was Puppy Dawg. Coach Braggs played 5 years with the Cleveland Browns and 2 years with the Miami Dolphins. During Coach Braggs’ NFL playing career he embarked on an awesome entrepreneurial experience as an owner operator of three Burger King Franchisee locations.
Coach Braggs’ coaching career started off in the NFL ranks and lasted for 6 years. Coach Braggs was the defensive backs coach for the World Bowl Champion Berlin Thunder of NFL Europe in 2001. Coach Braggs came to Trinity in 2015 and believes he has found his passion in coaching middle and high school athletics.
Coach Braggs’ favorite past times include RV traveling over the US, fishing, golfing and any activity outdoors.
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