Mike Mularkey is the new head coach of the Jaguars.
Mularkey, the Atlanta Falcons’ offensive coordinator since 2008, previously served as the Buffalo Bills’ head coach from 2004-2005, after which he spent two seasons with the Miami Dolphins before joining Atlanta.
With Atlanta, Mularkey worked for former Jaguars defensive coordinator Mike Smith.
Mularkey, 50, is an 18-year NFL coaching veteran who worked as the Pittsburgh Steelers’ offensive coordinator from 2001-2003 after serving as the Steelers’ tight ends coach from 1996-2000.
He began his NFL coaching career in 1994 as the quality control coach with Tampa Bay. He was the tight ends coach with the Buccaneers in 1995.
Mularkey played tight end at the University of Florida from 1980-1982, where he played for Charley Pell. He played nine seasons in the NFL for Minnesota and Pittsburgh.
The Bills went 14-18 in Mularkey’s two seasons as head coach, including a 9-7 record in 2004 after an 0-4 start.
Mularkey will be introduced to the Jacksonville media at a news conference on Wednesday.