David Cutcliffe

Football Coach
Born Sep 16, 1954

David Cutcliffe is the head football coach of the Duke University Blue Devils. He is best known for coaching Super Bowl MVP Peyton Manning at the University of Tennessee, and Manning's younger brother and fellow Super Bowl Champion Eli at the University of Mississippi. Almost all offensive records at both schools were set during Cutcliffe's time as coach.… Read More

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1954 Birth Born on September 16, 1954.


1976 21 Years Old In 1976 he took a job at Banks High School where he served as an assistant and later as the head coach.
1982 27 Years Old In 1982, he was hired as a part-time coach at the University of Tennessee. … Read More


1990 35 Years Old By 1990, Cutcliffe was coaching the position he is now well known for, quarterback.
1993 38 Years Old Cutcliffe was promoted to offensive coordinator in 1993. … Read More


1998 43 Years Old On December 2, 1998, Cutcliffe was hired as the head football coach at Ole Miss. … Read More
2003 48 Years Old In 2003, Cutcliffe's Rebels tied LSU for the Southeastern Conference West Division title, and they won the Cotton Bowl Classic.
2004 49 Years Old Cutcliffe was fired by Ole Miss Athletic Director Pete Boone in December 2004 after his only losing season at Ole Miss. … Read More


2005 50 Years Old After his stint at Ole Miss, Cutcliffe was hired as the assistant head coach and quarterbacks coach at Notre Dame, but health problems forced him to resign before his first season there. In 2005, he underwent successful triple-bypass surgery to correct a 99-percent blocked artery. … Read More
2006 51 Years Old Cutcliffe led a major turnaround of the Tennessee offense during the 2006 season. … Read More
2007 52 Years Old Cutcliffe was hired as the head football coach at Duke University on December 14, 2007, replacing Ted Roof, who had amassed a 6–45 win-loss record (3–33 in the ACC) over four-plus years at the school.
2008 53 Years Old 1 More Event
Cutcliffe inherited a program that had tallied only three winning seasons in the last 25 years and, before the 2008 season, had not beaten an ACC opponent in over three seasons. … Read More
2010 55 Years Old In January 2010, following Lane Kiffin's abrupt departure after just one season at the helm of the Tennessee football team, Cutcliffe quickly emerged as a leading candidate to replace Kiffin. … Read More
2012 57 Years Old 1 More Event
On October 20, 2012, Coach Cutcliffe led the Devils to their first win over North Carolina since 2003. … Read More
…  The following season, 2013, Cutcliffe led the team to a second straight bowl appearance, another win over North Carolina, an Atlantic Coast Conference Coastal Division championship and the first 10-win season in school history. … Read More
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