Jeremiah JonesInside Linebackers
Alma Mater: Newberry '98
Office Phone: 321-5159
Jeremiah Jones in his fourth season of his second coaching stint at Newberry after a successful playing career at linebacker for the Indians in the 1990s and experiencing success in both coaching and the private sector.
Jones has been the inside linebackers coach in his time here and Apollo Stretch has twice earned all-SAC honors.
In 2009, Josh Williams set the conference’s mark for most tackles in a single game during the 2009 campaign with 17 stops in the game at Carson-Newman.
Jones made a total of 281 tackles from 1993-96, which places him eighth all-time in the Newberry College records and his 126 assisted tackles rank ninth in NC history.
After graduating from Newberry in 1998, Jones was a graduate assistant at Presbyterian College for the 1999, 2000 and 2001 seasons. In 1999, he assisted with the linebackers and special teams and then worked with the defensive line and special teams in 2000 and 2001.
For the 2002 season, Jones was the linebackers and strength and conditioning coach at Charleston Southern University. He returned to Presbyterian for the 2003 and 2004 season, when he served as linebackers coach, recruiting coordinator and video coordinator. He had been in the private sector since 2005.