Head Coach/Offensive Coordinator
Born in New Rochelle, NY, Brian Wiggins excelled in all sports. As a youth he was a nationally-ranked BMX bicycle rider, and at San Antonio's Douglas MacArthur High School, was a star in football, basktball, and track. At Texas Southern University, he started at wide receiver for four years and garnered all-conference, and All-Academic honors, before graduating with a Bachelors and Masters degrees in Clinicl Psychology.
Wiggins began his professional football career as a player. He was a free agent signee with the New England Patriots in 1991 making the team, only to be released days before the first game. From there, he went on to play for the New Orleans Night of the Arena Football League where he set an AFL record for most yards(230) receiving in a single game.
After the AFL season ended, Wiggins signed a three-day contract with the Calgary Stampeders. He turned that "tryout" into a record-breaking career from 1992-1994, winning the Grey Cup, and making Rookie of the Year, and setting a CFL record for most catches in a single game(16).
Wiggins made it back to the NFL in 1995, when he signed with the Carolina Panthers, where he played from 1995-1999.
Wiggins began his coaching career in 2000 as Head Coach and General Manager of the San Antonio Matadors. The team went undefeated but the league folded before it could complete its first season.
Wiggins began coaching with the Houston Energy in 2004 as a wide receivers coach. Wiggins was so impressed with the team he purchased the team and took over the reigns as the Head Coach and owner in 2006. This year promises to be quite an exciting and eventful year, as Wiggins strives to make the Houston Energy a mainstay!!! GO ENERGY!!!