Jay McDowell
Position: Video Coordinator
Experience: 4 Years
Jay McDowell
Courtesy: CMU Athletic Communications
Release: 12/15/2010

Jay McDowell was named the football program’s video coordinator in 2010, hired to oversee a state-of-the-art video analysis system, the DragonFly game exchange system, five student workers and the maintenance of a recruiting video database. He coordinates the filming of all practices and games and the production of highlight films and graphics.

McDowell came to CMU from Southern Miss where he spent three years as Director of Video Operations then two years as Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Technology. Prior to Southern Miss, he was the Director of Video Operations at Louisiana- Monroe for five years. Other stops have included Colorado and McNeese State.

McDowell graduated from McNeese State with a bachelor’s degree in mass communications in 1997. He was a four-year letterman for the McNeese State football team, helping lead the Cowboys to the NCAA Division I-AA national championship game as a senior. He and his wife, Misty, have a son, Dakota, and a daughter, Mia Isabel.