David Caldwell (American football executive)
David Caldwell (born c. 1974) is an American football executive. He most recently served as the general manager of the Jacksonville Jaguars of the National Football League (NFL) from 2013 to 2020. Prior to that, he worked for the Carolina Panthers, Indianapolis Colts, and Atlanta Falcons.
|Born:||1974 (age 45–46)|
Buffalo, New York
Caldwell was born in Buffalo, New York and attended John Carroll University where he played linebacker from 1992 to 1996. He was a teammate of former Buffalo Bills offensive coordinator Greg Roman and former Nevada head coach Brian Polian.
Caldwell was named General Manager of the Jacksonville Jaguars on January 8, 2013. His first order of business with the team was to fire the head coach Mike Mularkey who had just completed his first season. On January 17, the team hired former Seattle Seahawks defensive coordinator Gus Bradley as his replacement, who was eventually fired late in the 2016 season. On February 23, 2018, the Jaguars extended his contract through 2021.
On November 29, 2020, Caldwell was fired by the Jaguars following a 27–25 loss to the Cleveland Browns and a 1–10 start to the season. He finished his tenure in Jacksonville with a 37–86 (.301) record and a 2–1 (.667) playoff record for a 39–87 (.310) career record.
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