David Caldwell (American football executive)

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David Caldwell
Jacksonville Jaguars
Position: General manager
Personal information
Date of birth: 1974 (age 41–42)
Place of birth: Buffalo, New York
Career information
College: John Carroll
Career history
As executive:
As administrator:

David Caldwell (born c. 1974) is an American football executive who is the current general manager of the Jacksonville Jaguars of the National Football League (NFL). Before joining the Jaguars in 2013, Caldwell worked for the Carolina Panthers, Indianapolis Colts, and Atlanta Falcons.

Early life[edit]

Caldwell was born in Buffalo, New York and attended John Carroll University where he played linebacker from 1992 to 1996.[1] He was a teammate of current Buffalo Bills offensive coordinator Greg Roman and Nevada head coach Brian Polian.[2]

Professional career[edit]

Carolina Panthers[edit]

Caldwell began his career as a scouting assistant for the Carolina Panthers from 1996 to 1997.[3]

Indianapolis Colts[edit]

Caldwell spent ten years (1998–2007) with the Indianapolis Colts as an area scout. He was a member of the staff when the team won Super Bowl XLI in 2006.[3]

Atlanta Falcons[edit]

Caldwell served as Director of College Scouting for the Atlanta Falcons from 2008 to 2011. He was promoted to Director of Player Personnel in 2012.[3]

Jacksonville Jaguars[edit]

Caldwell was named General Manager of the Jacksonville Jaguars on January 8, 2013.[4] His first order of business with the team was to fire the current head coach Mike Mularkey who had just completed his first season.[5] On January 17, the team hired former Seattle Seahawks defensive coordinator Gus Bradley as his replacement.[6]


  1. ^ "David Caldwell Bio". Jaguars.com. Retrieved 18 January 2013. 
  2. ^ Gantt, Darin. "Greg Roman shrugs off lack of head coach interviews". ProFootballTalk. Retrieved 18 January 2013. 
  3. ^ a b c "Atlanta Falcons: David Caldwell". AtlantaFalcons.com. Retrieved 18 January 2013. 
  4. ^ Oehser, John. "Caldwell named Jaguars General Manager". Jaguars.com. Retrieved 19 January 2013. 
  5. ^ "Jaguars fire head coach Mike Mularkey". USA Today. January 10, 2013. Retrieved January 10, 2013. 
  6. ^ "Gus Bradley named head coach of Jaguars". Jaguars.com. Retrieved 19 January 2013. 

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