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Inside the Game presented by Classic Auto Wash: Saints-Jaguars connections

New Orleans DE Cameron Jordan, Jacksonville DE Tyson Alualu and Jacksonville P Bryan Anger were teammates at California



]( Tony Carter prepped at Mandarin (Jacksonville) High School and played four years at Florida State...DE Cameron Jordan and Jacksonville DE Tyson Alualu and P Bryan Anger were teammates at California...RB C.J. Spiller prepped at Union County (Lake Butler, Fla.) HS...DE Tavaris Barnes prepped at First Coast (Jacksonville) HS...Quarterbacks Coach Mike Neu served as a backup quarterback for the Arena Football League's Orlando Predators in 1996...Jaguars Assistant Head Coach-Offense & Offensive Line CoachDoug Marrone played for the Saints in 1989 and served as the club's offensive coordinator from 2006-08. Marrone coached both Spiller and Saints S Jairus Byrd in Buffalo, where Spiller was also tutored by Jacksonville quarterbacks coach Nathaniel Hackett, who served as offensive coordinator for the Bills. LB Stephone Anthony, Barnes and Spiller all played with Jaguars DE Andre Branch at Clemson...Jaguars Tight Ends Coach/Assistant Special Teams Coach Ron Middleton served on the coaching staff at Mississippi (1999-2003) for five seasons, where he worked with the tight ends for three campaigns and running backs for two along with serving as the special teams coordinator...Jaguars Special Teams CoordinatorMike Mallory spent five seasons (2008-12) with the Saints, four as assistant special teams coach and one season as assistant secondary coach. Special Teams Coordinator Greg McMahon and Mallory served on the same Illinois Coaching staff from 2001-04. Tight Ends Coach Dan Roushar and Mallory served on the same coaching staff at the University of Rhode Island in 1993. Jaguars Offensive Coordinator Greg Olson tutored QB Drew Brees from 1997-2000 at Purdue where he served as quarterbacks coach. Olson served as offensive coordinator for Defensive Coordinator Dennis Allen, when he served as head coach in Oakland from 2013-14. Jacksonville Running Backs Coach Kelly Skipper served on Allen's staff in Oakland from 2012-14. Olson and Assistant Special Teams Coach Stan Kwan served on the same coaching staff with the Detroit Lions from 2004-05. Kwan and Jacksonville Wide Receivers Coach Jerry Sullivan, who coached at LSU from 1984-90, also coached together in San Diego from 1992-96 and in Arizona from 2001-03...CB Brandon Browner was tutored by Jacksonville Head Coach Gus Bradley, when he served as defensive coordinator in Seattle from 2011-12. Browner and Jaguars DE Chris Clemons were also teammates in Seattle. Clemons and TE Benjamin Watson were college teammates at Georgia...Head Coach Sean Payton and Jacksonville Defensive Backs CoachDeWayne Walker served on the same coaching staff in New York in 2002...Jacksonville Senior Offensive Assistant Frank Scelfo is an Abbeville native who played baseball at Northeast Louisiana, coached at Prairie View, Jesuit and River Oaks High Schools and then coached at Tulane from 1996-2006, including the last eight seasons as offensive coordinator. From 2007-09, Scelfo served as offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach at Louisiana Tech...Jacksonville College Scout Brian Simmons played for New Orleans in 2007...Jaguars TENic Jacobs prepped at Many HS, played at LSU and McNeese State and was signed by New Orleans as an undrafted free agent in 2014, also enjoying a stint on their practice squad.

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