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Official: Taylor, offensive staff named


JACKSONVILLE – The Jaguars officially have a new offensive coordinator.

Press Taylor, a 10-year NFL veteran coach who spent the 2021 season as a senior offensive with the Indianapolis Colts, has been named the Jaguars' offensive coordinator.

The Jaguars announced the move Thursday along with 10 other offensive assistants: Jim Bob Cooter pass-game coordinator, Mike McCoy quarterbacks, Phil Rauscher offensive line, Chris Jackson wide receivers, Richard Angulo tight ends, Bernie Parmalee running backs, Andrew Breiner assistant quarterbacks, Will Harriger offensive assistant, Todd Washington offensive line assistant and Nick Williams offensive quality control.

The Jaguars on Thursday also named Mike Caldwell defensive coordinator and Heath Farwell special teams coordinator. They named Doug Pederson the seventh head coach in franchise history on February 4.

Taylor, 34, spent eight seasons as an assistant with the Philadelphia Eagles, serving several positions when Pederson was the head coach from 2016-2020. He was the Eagles' passing-game coordinator and quarterbacks coach in 2020, quarterbacks coach from 2018-2019 and offensive quality control and assistant quarterbacks coach from 2016-2017.

He was the Eagles' quality control coach from 2013-2015 and began his coaching career as a graduate assistant at Tulsa from 2011-2012. Taylor quarterbacked Butler Community College to national championships in 2008 and 2009 and played collegiately at Marshall.

The rest of the offensive staff:

  • Jim Bob Cooter, passing-game coordinator. Cooter, a 12-year NFL coaching veteran, has served three seasons as an NFL offensive coordinator. Career to date: Eagles consultant (2021), New York Jets running backs (2019-2020), Detroit Lions offensive coordinator (2016-2018), Lions quarterbacks (2014-2015), Denver Broncos offensive assistant (2013), Kansas City Chiefs offensive quality control (2012), Colts offensive assistant (2009-2011) and Tennessee graduate assistant (2007-2008). He coached with the Colts in Super Bowl XLIV and played quarterback at Tennessee from 2003-2006.
  • Mike McCoy, quarterbacks. McCoy, a 20-year NFL coaching veteran, has served six seasons as an NFL offensive coordinator and spent 2013-2016 as the head coach of the then-San Diego Chargers. Career to date: Arizona Cardinals offensive coordinator (2018), Broncos offensive coordinator (2017), Chargers head coach (2013-2016), Broncos offensive coordinator (2010-2012), Broncos offensive coordinator/quarterbacks (2009), Carolina Panthers passing-game coordinator/quarterbacks (2007-2008), Panthers quarterbacks (2006), Panthers offensive assistant (2002-2005) Panthers wide receivers (2001) and Panthers offensive assistant (2000). He has coached with seven playoff teams and his Chargers teams ranked ninth in the NFL in total offense during his four seasons as head coach.
  • Phil Rauscher, offensive line/run-game coordinator. Rauscher, an eight-year NFL coaching veteran, served last season as the Minnesota Vikings' offensive line coach. Career to date: Vikings offensive line (2021), Vikings assistant offensive line (2020), Washington Commanders offensive line (2019), Commanders assistant offensive line (2018-2019), Broncos assistant to the head coach (2017), Broncos coaching assistant (2015-2016), Cal Lutheran offensive coordinator/offensive line (2014), Hawaii tight ends/recruiting coordinator (2012-2013), Dixie State offensive coordinator (2010), UCLA graduate assistant (2008-2009), UCLA student assistant (2006). He coached on the Broncos' Super Bowl L championship team.
  • Chris Jackson, wide receivers. Jackson, a fifth-year NFL coaching veteran, spent the past four seasons coaching with the Chicago Bears. He played five NFL seasons with five teams – the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1998), Seattle Seahawks (1999), Tennessee Titans (2000), Green Bay Packers (2002-2003) and Miami Dolphins (2003). Coaching career to date: Bears assistant wide receivers (2020-2021), Bears defensive assistant (2019), Bears Chicago Bears Bill Walsh Diversity Coaching Fellowship (2018).
  • Richard Angulo, tight ends. Angulo, a nine- NFL coaching veteran, spent the past eight seasons as an assistant coach with the Baltimore Ravens – the last five as assistant offensive line coach. He spent six seasons as a tight end in the NFL, including two with the Jaguars (2007-2008). He also played for the Bears (2006), Vikings (2003-2006) and St. Louis Rams (2003). Coaching career to date: Ravens assistant offensive line (2017-2021), Ravens tight ends (2015-2016), Ravens offensive coaching intern (2014), Trinity International offensive line/strength and conditioning (2013) and Lake Forest (Ill.) High School tight ends (2012). He caught 16 passes for 144 yards and a touchdown for the Jaguars.
  • Bernie Parmalee, running backs. Parmalee, a 14-year NFL coaching veteran, spent last season as the Jaguars' running backs coach. Career to date: Jaguars running backs (2021), Falcons running backs (2020), Falcons assistant special teams/offensive assistant (2019), Falcons running backs (2018), Oakland Raiders running backs (2015-2017), Kansas quality control-offense/assistant running backs (2014), Chiefs tight ends (2010-2012), Notre Dame tight ends (2007-2009), Notre Dame tight ends/special teams coordinator (2005-2006), Dolphins running backs/tight ends (2004), Dolphins assistant special teams/offensive assistant (running backs) (2003) and Dolphins assistant special teams (2002). Parmalee played running back nine seasons with the Dolphins and Jets, rushing for 2,179 yards and 17 touchdowns.
  • Andrew Breiner, assistant quarterbacks. Breiner, a second-year NFL coaching veteran, spent last season as Florida International University's offensive coordinator and receivers coach. Coaching career to date: FIU offensive coordinator/wide receivers (2021), Eagles pass-game analyst (2020), Mississippi State passing-game coordinator/quarterbacks, Fordham head coach (2016-2017), Fordham (offensive coordinator/quarterbacks (2012-2015), Connecticut graduate assistant (2009-2011), Allegheny quarterbacks (2008), Allegheny wide receivers (2007) and Lock Haven wide receivers (2006).
  • Will Harriger, offensive assistant. Harriger, an eight-year NFL coaching veteran, spent last season with the Jaguars as an offensive assistant. Career to date: Jaguars offensive assistant (2021). Falcons game management coordinator/running backs (2020), Falcons offensive assistant (2019), Seahawks assistant quarterbacks (2016-2018), Seahawks offensive assistant (2014-2015), Florida defensive assistant (2012-2013), Texas Tech defensive assistant (2010-2011), Tennessee-Martin defensive assistant (2009, 2006), Texas defensive assistant (2008), Auburn defensive assistant (2007) and Midwestern State graduate assistant linebackers (2004-2005).
  • Todd Washington, assistant offensive line. Washington, a 10-year NFL coaching veteran, spent last season with the Jaguars as assistant offensive line coach. He played offensive line in the NFL for the Buccaneers (1998-2002) and Houston Texans (2003-2005). Career to date: Jaguars assistant offensive line (2021), Jets offensive assistant (2019-2020), D.C. Defenders tight end/offensive tackle assistant (2019), Orlando Apollos offensive line 2018-(2019), Dolphins Bill Walsh Diversity Coaching Fellowship (2018), Chicago Bears Bill Walsh Diversity Coaching Fellowship (2018), Ravens assistant offensive line (2011-2016), Hartford Colonials offensive line (2010), San Diego offensive coordinator, San Diego run-game coordinator/offensive line (2008) and San Diego offensive line (2007). He served as an assistant on the Ravens' Super Bowl champions following the 2012 season.
  • Nick Williams, offensive quality control. Williams, a four-year NFL coaching veteran, spent 2018-2020 coaching with the Eagles. Career to date: Eagles assistant (2018-2020), Humboldt State running backs/wide receivers (2016-2017), Humboldt State running backs (2015).

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