Ernest T. Jones

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Ernest T. Jones
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born (1970-01-18) January 18, 1970 (age 44)
Playing career
1994–1995 Alcorn State
Position(s) Wide receiver
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
Concordia (Saint Paul, MN) (DB)
Kentucky State (DB)
Oberlin (DC)
Central Michigan (DB/RB)
Cincinnati (RB)
Alcorn State
Cincinnati (Director of Player Services)
Buffalo (associate HC)
Notre Dame (Director of Player Development)
Connecticut (RB)
Head coaching record
Overall 2–10
College Football Data Warehouse

Ernest T. Jones (born January 18, 1970) is the current running backs coach for the University of Connecticut Huskies football team. He was head football coach at Alcorn State University. He was named the head football coach after the 2007 season and served as head coach in 2008. He was controversially fired from this position in December 2008.[1] He returned to the University of Cincinnati as the Director of Player Services in 2009. For the 2010 he will be an assistant coach at the University at Buffalo under former University of Cincinnati assistant coach and now UB head football Coach Jeff Quinn.

Jones is an alumnus of Alcorn State and a former wide receiver on the Braves' football team. Prior to receiving the head coach position, Jones served as an assistant at Concordia University, Kentucky State University, Oberlin College, Central Michigan University and the University of Cincinnati.


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