Ben McDaniels

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Ben McDaniels
Sport(s) Football
Current position
Title Wide Receivers coach
Team Rutgers
Conference [[]]
Biographical details
Born (1980-06-06) June 6, 1980 (age 34)
Barberton, Ohio
Playing career
2000–2001 Kent State
Position(s) Quarterback
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
Warren G. Harding HS (WR)
Minnesota (GA)
Canton McKinley HS (QB)
Jackson HS (QB)
Denver Broncos (assistant)
Denver Broncos (QB)
Columbia (OC/QB)
Tampa Bay Buccaneers (OA)
Rutgers (WR)

Ben McDaniels (born June 6, 1980) is an American football coach and former player. He is currently the offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach at Columbia University, a position he assumed in December 2011. McDaniels has previously served as the quarterbacks coach for the Denver Broncos of the National Football League in 2010. He played collegiality as a quarterback at Kent State University from 2000 to 2001.

Coaching career[edit]

McDaniels began his coaching career in 2003 as wide receivers coach at Warren G. Harding High School in Warren, Ohio. He then spent the next two years as a graduate assistant coach under head coach Glen Mason at the University of Minnesota.

McDaniels was named offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach at Columbia University by head coach Pete Mangurian on December 29, 2011.[1]


He is the younger brother of former Denver Broncos head coach and current Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels.[2] He received a bachelor's degree in sport management from Kent State University and a master's degree in sport management from the University of Minnesota.


  1. ^ "Mangurian Tags McDaniels, Lempa as Coordinators, Names Football Coaching Staff". Columbia University. December 29, 2011. Retrieved December 30, 2011. 
  2. ^ "Broncos' Ben McDaniels new QBs coach". January 23, 2010. Retrieved December 30, 2011. 

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