Mike Caldwell (American football)

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Mike Caldwell
New York Jets
Position: Assistant Head Coach/Inside Linebackers
Personal information
Date of birth: (1971-08-31) August 31, 1971 (age 43)
Place of birth: Oak Ridge, Tennessee
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight: 235 lb (107 kg)
Career information
High school: Oak Ridge (TN)
College: Middle Tennessee State
NFL draft: 1993 – 2nd round – 83rd pick
Career history
As player:
As coach:
Career NFL statistics
Stats at NFL.com

Isaiah "Mike" Caldwell, Jr. (born August 31, 1971) is a former American football linebacker who played 11 seasons in the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Middle Tennessee State University and was drafted in the third round of the 1993 NFL Draft. Caldwell began his professional coaching career with the Philadelphia Eagles in 2008. He is currently the assistant head coach and inside linebackers coach for the New York Jets.

Coaching career[edit]

Philadelphia Eagles[edit]

Caldwell was hired by the Philadelphia Eagles as the defensive quality control coach in 2008. He was promoted to assistant linebackers coach on February 3, 2010.[1] He was promoted to linebackers coach on February 7, 2011.

New York Jets[edit]

Caldwell was hired as assistant head coach and inside linebackers coach by the New York Jets on January 23, 2015.[2]


His niece, Nikki Caldwell, is head coach of women's basketball at LSU.


  1. ^ Spadaro, Dave (February 3, 2010). "More Moves On Coaching Staff". Philadelphiaeagles.com. Retrieved 2010-02-03. 
  2. ^ Lange, Randy (January 23, 2015). "Bowles, Jets Name Eight Position Coaches". New York Jets. Archived from the original on January 24, 2015. Retrieved January 24, 2015. 

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