Frank Jones (American football)

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Frank Jones
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born c. 1924
Died July 24, 2009
Richmond, Virginia
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
Mississippi State (assistant)
Administrative career (AD unless noted)
Head coaching record
Overall 68–60–3
Bowls 1–1
College Football Data Warehouse

Benjamin Franklin Jones, Jr. (c. 1924 – July 24, 2009) was an American football coach. He served as the head coach at Presbyterian College from 1957 to 1961 and at the University of Richmond from 1966 to 1973, compiling a career college football record of 68–60–3.

Coaching career[edit]

Jones was the 27th head football coach for the University of Richmond Spiders located in Richmond, Virginia and he held that position for eight seasons, from 1966 until 1973. His career coaching record at Richmond was 44 wins, 38 losses, and 0 ties. This ranks him fourth at Richmond in total wins and sixth at Richmond in winning percentage.[1]


Frank Jones died on Saturday the 24th of July 2009 in Richmond, aged 90, suffering a stroke. A memorial service was held for him at the River Road Presbyterian church [2] He was survived by his wife Jean whom he was married to for 56 years and his five children and 11 grandchildren. [3]


  1. ^ Richmond Coaching Records
  2. ^ Richmond Times Dispatch Former UR football coach Frank Jones dies
  3. ^ Where life stories live on.* Benjamin Jones Obituray

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