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David Merritt (born September 8, 1971) is an American football coach for the Kansas City Chiefs for the National Football League and former linebacker who served as the defensive backs coach for the Arizona Cardinals of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Miami Dolphins in the seventh round of the 1993 NFL Draft. He played college football at North Carolina State.
|Kansas City Chiefs|
|Born:||September 8, 1971|
Raleigh, North Carolina
|High school:||Raleigh (NC) Millbrook|
|College:||North Carolina State|
|NFL Draft:||1993 / Round: 7 / Pick: 191|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics|
New York JetsEdit
In 2001, Merritt joined the New York Jets as a defensive assistant and linebackers coach.
New York GiantsEdit
Merritt was hired by the New York Giants as a defensive assistant and quality control coach in 2004. In 2006, he was promoted to secondary and safeties coach.
On February 21, 2018, Merritt was hired by the Arizona Cardinals as their new defensive backs coach.
NFL head coaches under whom Dave Merritt has served: