General Manager, New York Jets
As Director of College Scouting, Mike Maccagnan coordinates all of the Houston Texans’ college scouting efforts. He initially joined the club as a pro scout in January 2000. He was promoted to his current position in July of 2011.
Before arriving in Houston, Maccagnan spent the previous six years as a scout for the Washington Redskins. He served as a college scout (1994) for the Redskins before becoming a pro scout in 1995.
Prior to joining Washington, Maccagnan worked for the Canadian Football League’s Ottawa Rough Riders as the club’s director of scouting and director of player personnel. In 1994, he was the director of player personnel for the CFL’s Saskatchewan Roughriders. He also was the director of player personnel for the World League’s London Monarchs when that franchise captured the league championship in 1991. In 1990, Maccagnan worked in the World League office in Dallas as a league scout.
A native of Hightstown, N.J., Maccagnan holds a bachelor of arts degree in economics from Trinity (Conn.) College. While a student at Trinity, Maccagnan served as a Redskins training camp scout in 1990. Mike and his wife, Betty, live in Houston.