Former Dolphins defenders Jason Taylor, Sam Madison to coach high school

JT, Madison will be assistants at St. Thomas Aquinas

Jason Taylor is carried off the field after his final game against the New York Jets at Sun Life Stadium on Jan. 1, 2012. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Jason Taylor and Sam Madison were Dolphins teammates from 1997 through 2005 and now they will once again be teaming up, but as assistant high school coaches at St. Thomas Aquinas.

The Sun Sentinel first reported the news on Thursday.

Local 10 confirmed the hires with St. Thomas Aquinas head coach Roger Harriott, who also stated that former University of Miami quarterback Ryan Collins will also be joining his staff as the new offensive coordinator.

The report stating that both Taylor and Madison have sons who will be freshmen at the storied program in Ft. Lauderdale next year and the former Fins stars just wanted to help.

Taylor, who was recently elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame, will coach the defensive line for the Raiders.

Madison, a former Pro Bowl corner, will coach the defensive backs.