Jason Michael

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Jason Michael
Philadelphia Eagles
Position:Tight ends coach
Personal information
Born: (1978-10-15) October 15, 1978 (age 42)
Louisa, Kentucky
Career information
High school:Lawrence County (KY)[citation needed]
College:Western Kentucky
Undrafted:2003
Career history
As a coach:
Coaching stats at PFR

Jason Michael (born October 15, 1978)[citation needed] is an American football coach who is the tight ends coach for the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League (NFL). He previously served as an assistant coach for the Indianapolis Colts, Arizona Cardinals, Tennessee Titans, San Diego Chargers, San Francisco 49ers, New York Jets and Oakland Raiders.

Playing career[edit]

College[edit]

Michael played quarterback for Jack Harbaugh at Western Kentucky after transferring from Army. He was the quarterback of the 2002 Division I-AA National Championship team. Michael was named the school’s Male Athlete of the Year in 2003. He graduated with a degree in civil engineering technology with a perfect 4.0 G.P.A. and was named a I-AA Athletic Directors Academic All-Star and a second-team Verizon Academic All-District IV honoree.

Coaching career[edit]

Tennessee Volunteers[edit]

In 2003, Michael began his coaching career as a graduate assistant for the Tennessee Volunteers football team at the University of Tennessee, where he assisted with the secondary and special teams for two seasons.

Oakland Raiders[edit]

In 2005, Michael was hired as a video assistant and offensive quality control coach for the Oakland Raiders.

New York Jets[edit]

Michael then was hired as an offensive quality control coach for the New York Jets in 2006. In 2007, he was promoted to tight ends coach.

Return to Tennessee[edit]

Michael returned to the University of Tennessee to coach the tight ends in 2008, in Phillip Fulmer’s final season.

San Francisco 49ers[edit]

In 2009, Michael was hired by the San Francisco 49ers as an offensive assistant and quarterbacks coach .

San Diego Chargers[edit]

Michael was hired by the San Diego Chargers as the tight ends coach in 2011.

Tennessee Titans[edit]

On January 17, 2014, Michael was hired by the Tennessee Titans as their offensive coordinator under head coach Mike Mularkey. He moved to quarterbacks coach in 2016.[1][2][3]

Arizona Cardinals[edit]

On February 14, 2018, Michael was hired by the Arizona Cardinals as their tight ends coach under head coach Steve Wilks.

Indianapolis Colts[edit]

On January 29, 2019, Michael was hired by the Indianapolis Colts as their tight ends coach under head coach Frank Reich.

Philadelphia Eagles[edit]

On January 27, 2021, Michael was hired by the Philadelphia Eagles as their tight ends coach[4] under head coach Nick Sirianni.[5] Michael and Sirianni worked together in Indianapolis.

Personal life[edit]

Michael and his wife, Jamie, have one son, Wyatt, and a daughter, Charlie.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tennessee Titans hire Jason Michael as coordinator
  2. ^ Titans hire Jason Michael as offensive coordinator
  3. ^ Lomas, Will (May 24, 2014). "Breaking down new Titans OC Jason Michael". Music City Miracles. Retrieved March 22, 2021.
  4. ^ "Eagles hire Colts' Jason Michael to be their new tight ends coach". sports.yahoo.com. Retrieved March 22, 2021.
  5. ^ Schultheis, Luke (January 27, 2021). "Report: Colts TEs Coach Jason Michael Also Joining Nick Sirianni's New Eagles Coaching Staff". Stampede Blue. Retrieved March 22, 2021.

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