Chris Polian

Director of Pro Personnel, Jacksonville Jaguars

Polian brings 19 years of NFL scouting experience to the Jaguars including three seasons (2009-11) as vice president and general manager of the Indianapolis Colts.  

Polian spent the 2012 season with Atlanta Falcons as executive scout. 

He first joined the Colts alongside his father, Bill Polian, in 1998 where he served as director of pro scouting for three seasons (1998-2000).  He held the title of assistant director of football operations from 2001-03, was promoted to assistant general manager/football operations in 2004 and spent five seasons (2005-09) as vice president of football operations.  From 1999-2009, the Colts earned a 128-48 regular season record, the best mark in the NFL by a margin of eight games, and earned playoff appearances in 10 of 11 seasons including seven division titles and a Super Bowl championship in 2006.  The club became the only team to win 12-plus games in seven consecutive seasons. 

Prior to joining the Colts, Polian worked with the Carolina Panthers for four years (1994-97). 

He was an assistant in the player personnel department for the Sacramento Gold Miners in 1993. 

The New York City native earned a bachelor’s degree in management from John Carroll University in 1993. 

He and his wife, Debbie, have three children, Jack, Caroline and Kate.