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Marcus Pollard
Director, Player Development and Youth Football

Marcus Pollard

Marcus Pollard is in his fourth season as Director of Player Development and Youth Football for the Jaguars after being named to the post on March 24, 2013. In his current role, Pollard coordinates all team life skills programming as well as the Jaguars rookie club and NFL Rookie Success Program. In addition, he works closely with players on continuing education, career internships, professional development, employee assistance and financial education.

Pollard played 14 seasons (1995-2008) in the NFL as a tight end and spent time with Indianapolis, Detroit, Seattle, New England and Atlanta. He earned a roster spot in 1995 with the Colts after a tryout during training camp and played in all but six games for the club over a nine-year span from 1996-2004. He went on to play in 192 games with 131 starts and recorded 349 receptions for 4,280 yards and 40 touchdowns.

A native of Lanett, Ala., Pollard played basketball at Bradley University for two years after transferring from Seward County Community College in Liberal, Kan. He did not play collegiate football.

Following his retirement, Pollard served as an assistant coach at Lanett High School, from 2008-12. He and his wife, Amani, were cast members of the reality television show The Amazing Race in 2011. The couple has two sons, Myles Ashton and Micah Jayden, and two daughters, Aja Amani and Ayris Mae.

Return to Operations


Date Transaction
10/23/2017 Brandon Thomas (OL) signed to practice squad.
10/21/2017 Jaydon Mickens (WR) promoted to active roster.
10/21/2017 Max McCaffrey (WR) waived.
10/17/2017 Josh Lambo (K) signed.
10/17/2017 Jason Myers (K) released.
10/16/2017 Charlie Miller (DB) signed to practice squad.
10/16/2017 Raysean Pringle (DB) released from practice squad.
10/13/2017 Norman Price (OL) signed to practice squad.
10/13/2017 Oni Omoile (OL) released from practice squad.
10/09/2017 Oni Omoile (OL) signed to practice squad.

Injury Report

Name Practice Status Game Status
Bortles, Blake FP -
Bouye, A.J. FP -
Fournette, Leonard DNP questionable
Gipson, Tashaun LP questionable
Lee, Marqise LP questionable
Lewis, Marcedes FP -
Linder, Brandon DNP Out
Ramsey, Jalen FP -