Larry Jones (American football coach)

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Larry Jones
Doug Dickey.jpg
Jones (right) in 1972
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born December 18, 1933
Pottsville, Arkansas
Died May 30, 2013(2013-05-30) (aged 79)
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Alma mater Louisiana State University
Playing career
1951–1953 LSU
Position(s) Linebacker, center
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1958–1961
1970
1971–1973
1974–1976
1977–1978
LSU (OL/WR)
Tennessee (assistant)
Florida State
Tennessee (assistant)
Kansas (DC/DL)
Head coaching record
Overall 15–19
Bowls 0–1
Statistics
College Football Data Warehouse

Larry Bruce Jones (December 18, 1933 – May 30, 2013) was a former American football player and coach. He served as the head coach at Florida State University from 1971 to 1973, compiling a record of 15–19. A native of Little Rock, Arkansas, Jones played college football as a linebacker and center at Louisiana State University. He also served as an assistant coach as his alma mater, LSU, and at the University of South Carolina, the United States Military Academy, and the University of Tennessee.[1]

He died in the morning of May 30, 2013. He was 79.[2]

Head coaching record[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Florida State Seminoles (Independent) (1971–1973)
1971 Florida State 8–4 L Fiesta
1972 Florida State 7–4
1973 Florida State 0–11
Florida State: 15–19
Total: 15–19

References[edit]

  1. ^ FSU Football - 1971 Year In Review at the Wayback Machine (archived January 24, 2008)
  2. ^ Coley Harvey. "Larry Jones, a former Florida State coach and LSU alum, has died at 79". OrlandoSentinel.com. Retrieved 2013-05-31. 

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