DAVID CULLEY joined the Ravens in 2019 as the team's assistant head coach / pass coordinator / wide receivers coach. Entering his 27th NFL coaching season overall, Culley assists the Ravens' offense (which ranked No. 1 in scoring – 33.2 ppg – in 2019) in creating a passing scheme that complements the team's rushing attack. Culley also guides the Ravens' wide receivers, including '19 first-rounder Marquise Brown, whose 7 receiving TDs tied (Marlon Brown and Torrey Smith) a rookie franchise season high. In Culley's first season in Baltimore (2019), the WRs also were key blockers for the team's No. 1-ranked rushing unit (206.0 ypg). The Ravens also ranked No. 2 in total yards (407.6) per game and set team records for touchdowns (64), points (531), net yards (6,521), rushing yards (3,296), first downs (386) and fewest turnovers (15). Prior to joining the Ravens, Culley spent two years (2017-18) as the Bills' QBs coach. Prior to his time in Buffalo, Culley served as assistant head coach/wide receivers coach with Kansas City (2013-16), where he helped guide the Chiefs to three playoff appearances during his four seasons. The veteran coach also worked alongside John Harbaugh for nine seasons (1999-2007) in Philadelphia. During his tenure with the Eagles (1999-2012), Culley spent time as wide receivers coach (1999-2010) and as a senior offensive assistant/WRs (2011-12). Culley's NFL coaching career has also included stops as wide receivers coach with the Pittsburgh Steelers (1996-98) and Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1994-95). Before entering the NFL, he spent 16 years coaching in the collegiate ranks.
ADDITIONAL COACHING HIGHLIGHTS: In 2018, Culley helped guide Buffalo QB Josh Allen, who in 11 starts established franchise records for most total TDs produced by a Bills rookie quarterback (18), most single-game rushing yards by a quarterback (135), most single-season rushing TDs by a quarterback (8) and most single-season rushing yards by a quarterback (631)...Allen also became the only player in NFL history to throw for over 200 yards and rush for over 100 yards in consecutive games...Culley also helped tutor former Ravens WR Jeremy Maclin in both Philadelphia and Kansas City, where in 2015, Maclin set a then-Chiefs single-season record for receptions (87) by a wide receiver...In Maclin's first three seasons with the Eagles (2009-11), he caught more passes (189) than any other WR in franchise history...Under Culley's direction, Eagles WR DeSean Jackson became the first player in NFL history to earn a Pro Bowl berth as both a WR and a return man (2009).
2019: (with Baltimore) Guided the Ravens' passing game and wide receivers group, helping the scoring attack to a No. 1 ranking (33.2 ppg) and offense to a No. 2 ranking (407.6 ypg)...First-round pick WR Marquise Brown tied a rookie franchise record with 7 receiving TDs...Ravens set team records for TDs (64), points (531), net yards (6,521), rushing yards (3,296), first downs (386) and fewest turnovers (15).
2017-18: (with Buffalo) 2018: Helped lead rookie QB Josh Allen, who posted franchise records for most total TDs produced by a Bills' rookie quarterback (18), most single-game rushing yards by a quarterback (135), most single-season rushing TDs by a QB (8) and most single-season rushing yards by a QB (631)...Allen also became the only player in NFL history to throw for over 200 yards and rush for over 100 yards in consecutive games. 2017: QB Tyrod Taylor completed 62.6% of his passes for 2,799 yards, 14 TDs and just 4 INTs...Taylor also rushed for 427 yards and 4 scores, helping Buffalo's ground attack rank No. 1 in the NFL (164.4 ypg)...Bills also posted a league-best 29 rushing TDs and were the only team to average more than 5.0 yards per carry (5.35).
2013-16: (with Kansas City) 2016: Standout rookie WR Tyreek Hill notched 61 catches for 593 yards and a team-high 6 TDs, en route to KC's 12-4 record and AFC West title. 2015: Chiefs went 11-5, closing out the year with 10-consecutive victories...WR Jeremy Maclin recorded 1,088 yards in his initial season with KC, marking the first 1,000-yard receiving season by a Chiefs' wideout since Dwayne Bowe's 1,159 yards in 2011...Maclin's 87 catches marked a Chiefs' single-season record by a WR. 2014: WR Dwayne Bowe (60 for 754) tallied his seventh season with 50-or-more receptions, making him the second player in franchise history to accomplish the feat. 2013: Three different WRs posted at least 500 receiving yards: Dwayne Bowe (57 for 673), Donnie Avery (40 for 596) and Dexter McCluster (53 for 511).
1999-2012: (with Philadelphia) Spent 14 seasons with the Eagles, coaching the WRs each year and serving as the senior offensive assistant from 2011-12...Philly made nine playoff appearances during Culley's 14 seasons, advancing to five NFC Championship games and one Super Bowl (2004). 2012: WR Jeremy Maclin tallied team highs in catches (69), receiving yards (857) and receiving TDs. 2011: In Maclin's first three seasons with the Eagles (2009-11), he caught more passes (189) than any other WR in franchise history. 2010: WR DeSean Jackson totaled 1,056 receiving yards and 6 TDs on 47 catches, earning Pro Bowl honors and helping Philly to an NFC East Division title. 2009: Jackson (1,156 yards and 9 TDs on 62 receptions) earned Pro Bowl accolades, as the Eagles posted the NFL's fifth-best scoring offense (26.8 ppg). 2007: WR Kevin Curtis registered 1,110 receiving yards and 6 TDs on 77 catches. 2004: WR Terrell Owens earned first-team All-Pro honors after posting 77 catches for 1,200 yards and a franchise-record 14 TDs...Eagles advanced to Super Bowl XXXIX vs. New England. 2002: Philly's offense ranked fourth in the NFL in points per game (25.9)...WR Todd Pinkston tallied a team-best 7 TD catches. 1999: Hired by Andy Reid as the Eagles' WRs coach.
1996-98: (with Pittsburgh) 1998: WR Charles Johnson led the team with 815 receiving yards and 7 TDs on 65 catches. 1997: WR Yancey Thigpen tallied a career-high 1,398 receiving yards (third most in the NFL) and 7 TDs on 79 receptions...Steelers went 11-5 and advanced to a Divisional Playoff vs. Denver. 1996: Hired as Pittsburgh's WRs coach and helped WR Charles Johnson post 60 catches for a team-high 1,008 yards and 3 TDs.
1994-95: (with Tampa Bay) 1995: Three Bucs' wideouts posted at least 600 receiving yards: Jackie Harris (62-751), Alvin Harper (64-633) and Horace Copeland (35 for 605). 1994: Hired as WRs coach.
1991-93: (with Texas A&M) 1993: WR Tony Harrison recorded a team-high 481 receiving yards and 4 TDs on 35 catches, helping A&M average 35.4 points per game (ninth in the country)...Aggies were 10-2, finishing with a No. 9 poll ranking. 1992: Aggies were 12-1, earning a final No. 7 ranking. 1991: Hired as WRs coach and helped the Aggies post a 10-2 record, finishing No. 12 in the country...Offense averaged 33.7 points per game (12th in the nation).
1978-90: (with multiple colleges) Spent time guiding several offensive positions at a number of schools, including Texas-El Paso, where he was the offensive coordinator/RBs/WRs coach from 1989-90...Also coached for his alma mater, Vanderbilt, serving as the WRs coach from 1979-81 after receiving his first coaching experience at Austin Peay while tutoring the running backs in 1978.
College: Culley was recruited by Bill Parcells as a quarterback at Vanderbilt...Graduated with degree in health and physical education.
Personal: David and his wife, Carolyn, raised two children: Monty and Jessie...Prepped at White County (Sparta, TN) HS, where he played basketball (point guard), baseball (pitcher) and football (quarterback).