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Eric Price
Offense-Research

Biography

Eric Price was hired to oversee offense-research on January 30, 2017. Prior to joining the Jaguars, Price spent four seasons as the offensive coordinator at Tulane.

Eric Price was hired to oversee offense-research on January 30, 2017. Prior to joining the Jaguars, Price spent four seasons as the offensive coordinator at Tulane.

While at Tulane in 2015, Price orchestrated an offense that saw three quarterbacks take snaps, with the offense totaling 2,415 yards passing and 18 touchdowns with a running back by committee trio that had each running back rush for over 250 yards and account for nine touchdowns. In 2014, the Green Wave offense produced two 200-pus yard rushing performances, while three players combined to surpass the 100-yard rushing plateau on four occasions, including a 215-yard rushing effort by redshirt-freshman RB Sherman Badie in his collegiate debut. In Price’s offense, redshirt-freshman QB Tanner Lee set six school records for rookie quarterbacks. Price tutored the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl MVP Orleans Darkwa, who rushed for three touchdowns and 83 yards on 16 carries during Tulane’s first bowl appearance since the 2002 season.

Prior to joining the Green Wave, Price spent two years as the offensive coordinator at Memphis, where he also coached the running backs and receivers. In 2010, Price guided WR Marcus Rucker to a career-best season where he posted 41 receptions for 704 yards and eight touchdowns.

In 2008, Price was the wide receivers coach for the Kansas City Chiefs where he over- saw the development of WR Dwayne Bowe who posted 86 catches for 1,022 yards.

Prior to joining the Chiefs, Price spent four seasons as the offensive coordinator at the University of Texas El-Paso. The Miners thrived under Price in 2006 when the team’s offense ranked fifth nationally in passing offense (312.8 ypg), 18th in passing efficiency (149.25), 38th in scoring offense (27.3 ppg) and 39th in total offense (370.4 ypg). QB Jordan Palmer threw for a school-record 3,595 yards, helping UTEP establish a school record with 3,754 yards through the air. Palmer finished his UTEP career as the school’s passing and total offense record-holder. Price served as the wide receivers coach for his first three seasons (2004-06) with UTEP before transitioning to the quarterbacks coach in 2007. Over Price’s first three seasons at UTEP, the Miners scored 30-plus points in 22 games.

Price spent the 2003 season as offensive coordinator at Alabama after spending two seasons from 2001-02 as an offensive assistant for the New York Jets. He played a major role in the progression of QB Chad Pennington, who led the NFL in passing eficiency during the 2002 season.

Price spent 11 years from 1990-2000 in the collegiate ranks, serving many roles on the offensive side of the ball. His stops include Washington State (1998-2000), Northern Arizona (1996-97), Cal Poly-SLO (1994-95), Miami (Fla.) (1992-93), Hawaii (1991) and Weber State (1990).

A native of Ogden, Utah, Price prepped at Ogden High School where he was a standout receiver. He earned USA Today honorable mention All-America honors after reeling in 77 passes for more than 1,000 yards his senior year. He led the state in receiving en route to being tabbed an all-state, all-league and all-area selection.

Price and his wife, Jody, have a daughter, Emma, and a son, Andrew.

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