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Bo Hardegree



Bo Hardegree has been named Quarterbacks coach after spending the last two seasons (2022-23) with the Las Vegas Raiders. A University of Tennessee product, Hardegree brings 16 years of coaching experience to the post, including the last 10 seasons in the NFL.

Hardegree joined the Raiders as Quarterbacks coach in 2022 and was promoted to Interim Offensive Coordinator during the 2023 season. Under his tutelage as an Offensive Coordinator, fourth-round rookie Aidan O'Connell threw for 1,905 yards, 11 touchdowns and posted the third-best passer rating (83.9) among 2023 rookies. In 2022, Hardegree guided Derek Carr to his fourth career Pro Bowl after completing 305 of 502 passes for 3,522 yards and 24 touchdowns.

Prior to his time with the Raiders, he spent one season with the New England Patriots as the Quarterbacks coach, playing a key role in the development of rookie Mac Jones. Under Hardegree's guidance, Jones led all rookie quarterbacks with 3,801 passing yards and 22 touchdowns. His completion percentage of 67.6 was the second-best for a rookie quarterback in league history. The Patriots won 10 games and earned a playoff berth as Jones appeared in his first Pro Bowl.

Before he was with the Patriots, Hardegree spent two seasons (2019-20) as an Offensive Assistant with the New York Jets. Prior to joining the Jets, he spent three seasons (2016-18) as Quarterbacks coach with the Miami Dolphins. During his tenure, Hardegree worked with several quarterbacks, including Jay Cutler, Matt Moore, Brock Osweiler and Ryan Tannehill.

Prior to the Dolphins, Hardegree spent one season (2015) in Chicago as an Offensive Assistant. He began his NFL coaching career as an Offensive Quality Control coach with the Denver Broncos in 2014 while current Titans Head Coach Brian Callahan served as an Offensive Assistant that same season.

Hardegree began his coaching career as a graduate assistant at Duke (2008-10), before moving on to Louisiana State where he served as a defensive coaching intern in 2011 and an offensive coaching intern for two seasons (2012-13). During his time at LSU, they won the SEC in 2011 and advanced to the BCS National Championship game in 2012.

Hardegree played quarterback at University of Tennessee, where he was a member of two SEC Eastern Division champion teams in 2004 and 2007.