Joe Dailey
Kansas Jayhawks
Position:Offensive analyst
Personal information
Born: (1983-11-19) November 19, 1983 (age 40)
Freehold Township, New Jersey, U.S.
Career information
College:Nebraska (2003–2004)
North Carolina (2005–2007)
Career history
As a coach:

Joe Dailey is an American football coach who currently serves as an offensive analyst for Kansas. He has previously served as the offensive coordinator at Liberty, New Mexico, and the wide receivers coach for the Carolina Panthers of the National Football League (NFL).

Raised in Freehold Township, New Jersey, Dailey played prep football at St. Peter's Preparatory School in Jersey City, New Jersey and collegiately for Nebraska and North Carolina.[1]

College career

Dailey played quarterback for Nebraska and North Carolina, finishing his career with 3,458 yards and 26 touchdowns.[2]

Coaching career


Dailey began his coaching career as a graduate assistant at Buffalo for one season before being promoted to Tight Ends Coach his second season.


In 2010, Dailey served as a recruiting coordinator at Kansas.


In 2011, Dailey was hired as the quarterbacks coach at Bethune-Cookman.


From 2012 to 2013 Dailey was the quarterbacks coach at Liberty before being promoted to offensive coordinator in 2014, a job he would hold through 2018.

New Mexico

In 2019, Dailey was named the offensive coordinator of New Mexico.[3]

Boston College

From 2020 to 2021, Dailey was the wide receivers coach at Boston College. One of his pupils; Zay Flowers, would go on to be drafted in the first round by the Baltimore Ravens.[4]

Carolina Panthers

On February 14, 2022 Dailey was hired by head coach Matt Rhule as the wide receivers coach of the Carolina Panthers.[5][6] In October he received significant media attention following an altercation with receiver Robbie Anderson that led to Dailey dismissing Anderson from the game.[7][8] The Panthers would proceed to go 7-10 and finish 2nd in the NFC South division.


On April 3, 2023, it was announced that Dailey would return to Kansas as an offensive analyst.[9]


  1. ^ Morris, Tim. "It’s Nebraska for Dailey, St. Peter’s Prep standout",, February 26, 2003. Accessed November 19, 2022. "However, after being courted by several big-time Division I football programs, it didn’t take long for Freehold Township’s Joe Dailey to discover after visiting the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, that he and the Cornhuskers were a perfect fit. Dailey, the all-state quarterback of Union County powerhouse St. Peter’s Prep of Jersey City, signed his letter of intent to Nebraska earlier this month."
  2. ^ "Joe Dailey College Stats". College Football at Retrieved 2022-11-18.
  3. ^ Virgen, Steve (2019-01-19). "UNM football names Dailey to be new offensive coordinator - Albuquerque Journal". Retrieved 2022-11-18.
  4. ^ Ott, Ethan (2022-02-16). "Panthers Hire BC Wide Receivers Coach Joe Dailey". The Heights. Retrieved 2022-11-19.
  5. ^ Simmons, Myles (2022-02-14). "Panthers hire Joe Dailey as receivers coach". ProFootballTalk. Retrieved 2022-11-19.
  6. ^ Callihan, Schuyler (14 February 2022). "Panthers Hire Joe Dailey as Wide Receivers Coach". Sports Illustrated Carolina Panthers News, Analysis and More. Retrieved 2022-11-19.
  7. ^ Chavanelle, Nikki (2022-10-16). "WATCH: Robbie Anderson gets heated with WR coach Joe Dailey amid potential trade reports". On3. Retrieved 2023-04-13.
  8. ^ "'I have never been told get out of the game': Panthers WR on being kicked out of game by coach". wcnc. October 17, 2022. Retrieved 2023-04-13.
  9. ^ "Kansas football hiring Joe Dailey: Ex-Panthers WRs coach, former Nebraska and UNC QB joining Jayhawks staff". 247Sports. Retrieved 2023-04-13.