David Caldwell (American football executive)

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David Caldwell
Current position
Title General manager
Team Jacksonville Jaguars
Personal information
Date of birth c. 1974
Place of birth Buffalo, New York
Alma mater John Carroll University
Team(s) as a player
1992–1996 John Carroll University
Position(s) Linebacker
Team(s) as a coach/administrator
1996–1997 Carolina Panthers
(Scouting Assistant)
1998–2007 Indianapolis Colts
(Area Scout)
2008–2011 Atlanta Falcons
(Director of College Scouting)
2012 Atlanta Falcons
(Director of Player Personnel)
2013–present Jacksonville Jaguars
(General Manager)

David Caldwell (born c. 1974) 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.[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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