Brian Shields

Director, Football Analytics


Brian Shields is now in his sixth year with the New York Jets and third heading the team's analytics, having been promoted this season to Director, Football Analytics. In his role, Shields oversees football research and data analysis for the club's player evaluation, roster management, in-game decision-making, and resource allocation strategies. He also has traditional pro and college scouting responsibilities. Prior to transitioning into analytics after the 2018 draft, he worked as a college Area Scout for three seasons, covering the West region.