Jets shake up scouting staff

Terry Bradway announced the promotions of Jesse Kaye to Director of College Scouting and Joey Clinkscales to National Scout. The team also announced that Dick Haley has been named the team's Senior Personnel Scout and the addition of Jeff Bauer as a talent scout.

 

The Jets also announced the signing of rookie guard 6-3, 325-pound Faaesea Mailo from the University of Southern California and that rookie guard Corey Hannan was waived

 

Kaye will be entering his ninth year with the Jets and his 17th NFL season.  Kaye has served as a talent scout for the Jets since joining the team in 1994.  Prior to joining the Jets.  

 

Clinkscales, 38, will be entering his eighth season with the Jets and his 15th in the NFL.  He was hired by the Jets as a talent scout prior to the 1995 season and has worked primarily in the southeastern part of the country since joining the team.  The former wide receiver for the Pittsburgh Steelers (1987) and Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1988), Clinkscales is among a handful of other Jets employees with NFL playing experience. 

 

 Haley, 65, recently completed his tenth draft as head of the Jets' college scouting department.  A veteran of 42 NFL seasons, Haley joined the Jets in 1991 as the team director of player personnel and oversaw the Jets' scouts and the evaluation of collegiate player personnel.  He earned the reputation as one of the NFL's top evaluators of talent and has helped to continually infuse the team with young talent after taking over primary responsibility of the draft in 1995. 

 

Bauer begins his first season as a member of the Jets' college scouting department.  Before joining the Jets, Bauer spent 11 years as a high school football coach, six years at a high school in Houston and 5 years at a high school in the suburbs of Kansas City. 

 


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