Ernest T. Jones

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Ernest T. Jones
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born (1970-01-18) January 18, 1970 (age 47)
Playing career
1994–1995 Alcorn State
Position(s) Wide receiver
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
2000–2003 Concordia (MN) (DB)
2003 Kentucky State (DB)
2004 Oberlin (DC)
2005–2006 Central Michigan (DB/RB)
2007 Cincinnati (RB)
2008 Alcorn State
2009 Cincinnati (Director of Player Services)
2010 Buffalo (associate HC)
2011–2013 Notre Dame (Director of Player Development)
2014–present Connecticut (RB)
Head coaching record
Overall 2–10

Ernest T. Jones (born January 18, 1970) is the current head coach at ASA Miami, a two-year college starting its first football season in 2015. He was briefly 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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