Pete Carmichael

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Pete Carmichael
Sport(s) Football, baseball
Biographical details
Born (1941-03-04)March 4, 1941
Plainfield, New Jersey
Died January 22, 2016(2016-01-22) (aged 74)
Mendon, Massachusetts
Playing career
1961–1962 Montclair State
Position(s) Quarterback
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1973 Trenton State
1977–1980 Merchant Marine
1981–1990 Boston College (DB)
1991–1993 Boston College (WR)
1995–1999 Jacksonville Jaguars (WR)
2000 Cleveland Browns (OC)
2001–2003 Chicago Bears (OA)
2004 Pittsburgh (WR)
2005–2006 Louisiana Tech (WR)
2008 Holy Cross (RB)
1973 Trenton State
Head coaching record
Overall 16–34–1 (football)
8–7 (baseball)

Peter Edwards Carmichael (March 4, 1941 – January 22, 2016) was an American football coach who has more than 40 years of coaching experience at the high school, collegiate, and professional levels. He served as the head football coach at Trenton State College in 1973, and the United States Merchant Marine Academy from 1977 to 1980.

Born in Plainfield, New Jersey, Carmichael was raised in North Plainfield and played both baseball and football at North Plainfield High School.[1]

In 1995, Carmichael was on the inaugural coaching staff for the Jacksonville Jaguars, where he served as wide receivers coach.

Carmichael died on January 22, 2016.[2] His son, Pete Carmichael Jr., is the current offensive coordinator for the New Orleans Saints.[3]

Head coaching record[edit]


Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Trenton State Lions (New Jersey State Athletic Conference) (1973)
1973 Trenton State 7–3 3–2 3rd
Trenton State: 7–3 3–2
Merchant Marine Mariners (Metropolitan Intercollegiate Conference) (1977)
1977 Merchant Marine 3–6
Merchant Marine Mariners (NCAA Division II independent) (1978–1980)
1978 Merchant Marine 5–5
1979 Merchant Marine 1–9–1
1980 Merchant Marine 0–11
Merchant Marine: 9–31–1
Total: 16–34–1


  1. ^ Staff. "Veteran NFL Coach Pete Carmichael Joins Panthers Football Staff", Pittsburgh Panthers football, March 1, 2004. Accessed September 21, 2015. "A native of Plainfield, N.J., he attended North Plainfield High, where he lettered three years in both football and baseball."
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