David Merritt, a former linebacker and defensive backs coach with the Arizona Cardinals of the National Football League, was born on September 8, 1971. (NFL). In the seventh round of the 1993 NFL Draft, the Miami Dolphins selected him. He attended North Carolina State University and was a member of the football team there.



Merritt has also coached at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and Virginia Military Institute, as well as the New York Jets. Merritt became a defensive assistant and linebackers coach with the New York Jets in 2001.

In 2004, the New York Giants hired Merritt as a defensive assistant and quality control coach. He was elevated to secondary and safeties coach in 2006. With the Giants, Merritt won Super Bowls XLII and XLVI, both times defeating the New England Patriots.



Merritt was named as the Arizona Cardinals’ new defensive backs coach on February 21, 2018. Merritt was named as the Kansas City Chiefs’ new defensive backs coach on February 8, 2019. When the Chiefs defeated the San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl LIV, Merritt received his third Super Bowl ring.

Dave Merritt Net Worth

David C Merritt has a net worth of at least USD 7.5 million as of May 10, 2021. Mr. Merritt holds over 1,000 Charter Communications stock units valued at over $5,386,330, and he has sold CHTR shares worth over $1,729,339 during the last 19 years. In addition, as an Independent Director at Charter Communications, he earns $379,878.

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