Athletic Director
Head Football Coach
903-322-2473 ext 2611


Brandon Houston is the Athletic Director and Head Football Coach at Buffalo High School. In 2018, Coach Houston helped lead the Bison to an historic 12-1 season. It was the first time since 1961 that the Bison went 10-0 in the regular season and first outright District Championship since 1974. 2018 was also the first time in school history that the Bison advanced to the 3rd round of the playoffs.

Prior to his arrival at Buffalo, Coach Houston served as the Offensive Coordinator and Quarterback Coach for the Rockdale Tigers. In 2017, Coach Houston helped the Tigers win the Texas 3A Division I State Championship.

Coach Houston has over 20 years of coaching experience. He has been a coordinator for over 15 years, running primarily Spread, Read-Option, and RPO schemes.

In 2005, Coach Houston founded as a way to help share ideas and best practices about the game of football with coaches all over the world. The website has grown into one of the preeminent coaching forums on the internet.

He is a 1991 graduate of Holland High School. Coach Houston received his Bachelors of Science from Tarleton State University in 1996 and his Masters of Art from The University of Texas of the Permian Basin in 2017.

Coach Houston started his career in 1996 at Ector Junior High, a feeder school for Odessa High School. In 1998 he moved to Calhoun High School in Port Lavaca to coach the secondary. In 1999, Coach Houston became the Quarterback Coach & Passing Game Coordinator at Grapevine High School. In 2005 he returned to Bell County as the Offensive Coordinator & Quarterback Coach at Belton High School. After spending the 2007 season on staff at UMHB, Coach Houston spent the next 7 years as the Offensive Coordinator & Backfield Coach at Lorena High School. In 2015, he returned to Belton High School as the Receivers Coach for one season before becoming the Offensive Coordinator at Rockdale.

Coach Houston is married to Misty Pierce Houston, the CTE Coordinator at Buffalo High School. They have one daughter, Mackenzie (Buffalo, Class of 2020).