4 months ago. (WLBT) - Jackson State head football Deion Sanders has announced his inaugural coaching staff. He started every game for Howard’s undefeated 1993 team and was a member of the MEAC Championship team that same season. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Mathis previously coached with Sanders at Trinity Christian. The staff includes a blend of coaches at the NFL, intercollegiate, and prep levels. Sanders, 53, has never been on a college football coaching staff. From 2015-16, he was the defensive coordinator for the Buffalo Bills and coached under Rex Ryan. Bringing you HBCU Sports like you've never seen it before. While in Monroe, he completed his undergraduate degree in criminal justice. Following his playing career at ULM, Ricard played professionally in the NFL for the Baltimore Ravens (2000-06), Buffalo Bills (2006) and Detroit Lions (2007-08). The Tigers schedule includes opponents, date, time, and TV. The staff includes a unique blend of coaches at the NFL, intercollegiate, and prep levels. “We have a great group of coaches, and I’m thrilled they’ve decided to join me on this journey at Thee I Love Jackson State University,” Sanders said. He was a part of a team that finished 6-6 in 2008 and 6-5 in 2009. Staff Directory Members By Category/Department; Image Name Title Email Address Phone; Deion Sanders: Head Coach coachprime@jsums.edu: Otis Riddley: Director of Player Personnel otis.riddley@jsums.edu: Riddley comes to JSU after spending the previous two seasons at Copiah-Lincoln Community College. Riddley led the Rams to a 17-18 overall record in his three seasons as head coach. Riddley served as the offensive coordinator and offensive line coach at Callaway High School. (via Jackson State athletics) — Jackson State head football Deion Sanders is excited to announce his inaugural coaching staff. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to HBCU Gameday with appropriate and specific direction to the original content. He most recently served as a linebackers coach for the Buffalo Bills under Rex Ryan. During his first season with the Bills, the defense consistently displayed the ability to make life difficult for opposing quarterbacks – holding opponents to a 57.7 completion percentage, which was top five in the league. … Full Bio. He served as a Texas Southern University assistant coach, for wide receivers, from 2004-06. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The Jackson State football program will never be the same after hiring Sanders. He was also the runner-up for the 2001 Conerly Trophy, presented to Mississippi’s top college football player, behind Eli Manning. Taylor signed as a rookie free agent with the New England Patriots in 2002, played wide receiver for the NFL Europe World Bowl XI champion Frankfurt Galaxy in 2003 and participated in the 2003 NFL preseason with the Detroit Lions before a nagging injury ended his playing career. Taylor graduated from Jackson State with a bachelor’s degree in health, physical education, and recreation in 2005. Otis Riddley joined the Jackson State football staff in January 2019 and is the recruiting coordinator. Riddley comes to JSU after spending the previous two seasons at Copiah-Lincoln Community College. During his first season at Jackson State, Riddley’s offensive line unit helped pave the way for an offense that improved from 114th to 57th nationally in total offense and from 96th to 28th nationally in rushing offense. Dover, Del. He helped lead TCC to three-straight Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools (TAPPS) titles and a TCAL national championship. Mathis was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Dallas Cowboys after the 1997 NFL Draft. All Rights Reserved |, Lee E. Williams Athletics and Assembly Center, Prospective Student-Athlete Questionnaire, Walter Payton Health and Recreation Center, Walter Payton Center Membership Application, Video Platform Powered by CBS Sports Digital, Director of Internal Operations & Liaison for Academics. All told, Harrell served as Howard University’s head coach for five seasons. Georgia State University Athletics. Markuson coached the Arkansas offensive line from 1998-07. No stranger to  Mississippi, Markuson coached at Ole Miss from 2007-12. Jackson State University Scoreboard. The college football world has been quick to give a take on 'Coach Prime' at Jackson State, but SI All-American has 10 legitimate questions for Deion Sanders at … Moncrief got his start in coaching at Sidney Lanier High School, serving as the offensive coordinator from 1997 until 2001. Bell is also second in program history in passing yards (6,340). Taylor spent the prior two seasons (2012-13) at Texas Southern University as wide receiver’s coach and recruiting coordinator. From 2005-11, he coached at Coahoma Community College in Clarksdale, Mississippi, starting as the quarterbacks and wide receiver’s coach and spending the final six years as offensive coordinator. The anticipated announcement includes a mix of NFL, College and High School staffers, JACKSON, Miss. More:Snoop Dogg plans to visit Jackson State to help Deion Sanders, JSU football team. Taylor graduated from Jackson State with a bachelor’s degree in health, physical education, and recreation in 2005. The 2020 Jackson State Tigers football team will represent Jackson State … He was inducted into the Howard University Hall of Fame in November 2005 and also received a proclamation from the City of Miami declaring it Gary “Flea” Harrell Day. Prime Time officially has arrived for the Jackson State football program. An NFL legend is denying a report stating he will be a member of Deion Sanders' first coaching staff at Jackson State University. Jackson State University Scoreboard. “The source shares that head coach John Hendrick has been let go. (May 6, 2020) --- Delaware State head football coach Rob Milstead has announced the appointment of Jonas Jackson as the new defensive line coach for the Hornets. From 1995 to 1996, the Racers posted a combined record of 22–3. Nutt was hired as the head coach of the Arkansas Razorbacks in December 1997 and brought Markuson into coach the offensive line. The official 2020 Football Roster for the . Hart has 13 years of coaching experience and played at Ranger Junior College and Kansas State. Veteran Jeff Weeks has been tapped to lead the defensive line. During his Howard tenure, student-athletes worked under the premise that athletics and academics were evaluated equally. JACKSON, Miss. Deion Sanders was named the 21st head football coach at Jackson State University on September 21. Bears Coaching Staff | 2020 . Many of these staff members were reported ahead of time, others are being revealed for the first time today.In public appearances since his Sept. 21 hiring, Sanders stated on numerous occasions his staff would have a collective 84 years of NFL experience; we counted 72 years, … At long last, Deion Sanders has announced his initial coaching staff at Jackson State. Jackson brings nearly 20 years of coaching experience to the position. He has the record for total offense (7,844 yards) and career completion percentage (56.6 percent). Skip To Main Content. Prior to joining ASU, he served a two-year stint under Lane Kiffin at Florida Atlantic University. At FAU, his attention was given to the wide receivers who rotated throughout the season seeing the quarterbacks use a total of nine receivers. In a way, Jackson State is a microcosm of Black college football’s decline in the U.S.—a 30-year downward trend that experts say began with integration in college football … Despite uncertainty about the status of football for the remainder of 2020, it appears that Jackson State is moving on from head coach John Hendrick. He was the quarterback coach and co-offensive coordinator from 2007-12. Former NFL standout Alan Ricard will lead the special teams. He coached 2016-19 at the University of Louisiana-Monroe and 2015 at Nicholls State. Ricard received his first coaching experience at ULM, where he played fullback from 1995-99. Deion Sanders is in place as Jackson State’s head coach, and his staff is already coming together.. – Jackson State head football Deion Sanders is excited to announce his inaugural coaching staff. Following the year, Wright earned a spot on the C-USA All-Freshman team. Prior to his stint at Florida Atlantic, his alma matter came knocking on his door and asked the Miami native to return to the program, but as the head coach in 2011. During his time at Howard, he finished with a 20-36 overall record, including a 7-4 mark in 2012. Before going to Howard, Harrell spent two seasons as the offensive coordinator for Bowie State from 2009-10. In 2018, he was named a MACCC Assistant Coach of the Year after helping lead Co-Lin to a 6-3 record, a playoff appearance, and a national top 15 finish in total offense. Prior to his time at Co-Lin, the Jackson native spent eight seasons coaching within the Mississippi high school ranks where he developed his reputation for developing offensive linemen. In the pressbox. In 2003, he was also named the team’s running game coordinator. In his tenure, he coached Darrelle Revis and Antonio Cromartie and the duo were vital parts of the Jets defense, especially during the Jets’ playoff appearances in 2009 and 2010. During his first season with the Hornets (2019), Anderson led the receiving corps to … After playing in the NFL for nine seasons, Ricard returned to ULM as a student assistant coach in 2013. He was an All-Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference Second Team honoree as a senior after recording five sacks and 12 tackles for loss for the Pioneers. BEREA, Ohio – Baldwin Wallace University Head Football Coach Jim Hilvert has announced the additions of Noah Jackson '20 and Trocon Keneah to complete his coaching staff for 2020-21. On the field. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from HBCU Gameday is strictly prohibited. While there, he coached and mentored Tarvaris Jackson, currently a quality control coach with Alabama State, who later went on to play 10 years in the National Football League. In 2012, he was honored by the D.C. Touchdown Club as the Local College Coach of the Year at its inaugural awards dinner. Sanders, 53, has never been on a college football coaching staff. Before that, Weeks made stops at Texas A&M Kingsville, Southeastern Oklahoma State, Trinity Valley Community College, Fort Scott Community College, University of Oklahoma, Glendale Community College, and Western Kentucky. T.C. Football Equipment jcromer@stu.jsu.edu: 256-782-5066 256-782-5066: Christian Allen: Football Staff Operations callen14@stu.jsu.edu: Patrick McCain: Football Operations pmccain@stu.jsu.edu: Jeremy Satcher: Football Offensive Assistant jsatcher@stu.jsu.edu: Dylan Dockery: Football Offensive Assistant 7400 Old Main Hill, Logan, UT 84322 // Main Phone (435) 797-1850 He helped the Saints reach the playoffs for the first time since 1992 and win their first-ever playoff game. Mathis was a standout at Texas A&M – Commerce and three-time NCAA Division II All-American. Andre’ Hart will coach the linebackers. In between coaching Jackson State, recording podcasts and shooting commercials, Deion Sanders helped get... For the second time in less than a month, Deion Sanders and Jackson State... Chris Malone was fired from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga after vile tweets... Deion Sanders and Jackson State have spent the past few weeks shoring up the... Jackson State had a solid Saturday in recruiting, as two FBS-level talents committed. He has coached 10 Under Armour All-Americans and placed dozens of his student-athletes at Power 5 programs throughout the country. A veteran coach with 32 years of experience, Dennis Thurman will serve as the defensive coordinator. Thurman most recently was the defensive coordinator for the Memphis Express of the upstart Alliance of American Football. Staff Directory Members By Category/Department; Name Title Phone Email Address; Jonathan Smith: Head Coach 541-737-2614 … Riddley developed 11 offensive linemen that went on to play Division I football. Take a look at the Bears new and returning coaches heading into the 2020 season. Also, in 2014, Taylor’s unit set a program record for passes completed in a season (227). From 2014 to 2018, Taylor coached 28 All-MEAC offensive players and five All-Americans. In 2016 and under Taylor’s tutoring, Malcolm Bell was a finalist for the 2016 Black College Football Player of the Year. While at Morgan State, he also served as the wide receivers coach for Team Michigan, a member of the All-American Football League (February 2008 – May 2008). Harrell got his start in coaching at his alma mater, focusing on Howard’s wide receivers from 2002-04.  From 2002-2007, Thurman coached the defensive backs for the Ravens and was Sanders position coach in 2004-05. He coached from 1993 to 2000 for his alma mater, the USC Trojans, where he mentored future NFLers Chris Cash, Kris Richard, Daylon McCutcheon, Brian Kelly, and Troy Polamalu. Mike Markuson, a veteran with more than 35 years of experience at the college level will lead the offensive line. Markuson comes from the Houston Nutt coaching tree and spent 20 years on his staff, beginning in 1993 at Murray State. During his stops at Callaway and Provine High Schools, Riddley was instrumental in the development of two Parade All-Americans, three Under Armour All-Americans, five Dandy Dozens, and a multitude of All-State and All-metro athletes. Riddley was a standout high school athlete at Provine and went on to play at Mississippi State where he was named to the Sporting News All-SEC Freshman Team.  Michael Pollack – Offensive Coordinator/QB Coach Dennis Thurman – Defensive Coordinator Mike Markuson – Offensive Line Coach Alan Richard – Special Teams Gary Harrell – Running Backs Kevin Mathis – Defensive Backs Andre Hart – Linebackers Jeff Weeks – Defensive Line TC Taylor – Tight Ends Otis Riddley – Recruiting Coordinator. 4 months ago. Markuson coached in six post-season bowl games at Arkansas, including a Florida Citrus Bowl (1999) and two Cotton Bowl Classics (2000, 2002). Bell was also a three-time All-MEAC quarterback (2014, 2015, 2016). Bell’s name is written in the NCCU record books. Jackson State football already made a huge splash by hiring NFL legend Deion Sanders to be its head football coach this coming fall. Senior Kalib Woods was named the Conference USA Championship MVP, and Willie Wright —  just a freshman —  was the team’s most consistent wideout and led the Owls with 56 catches and a total of six scores. Jackson was a three-year captain and three-year starter for LIU Post. Taylor joined the Jackson State coaching staff in January 2019 and is the tight ends coach. He comes from North Carolina Central University, where he coached the previous five years as quarterback’s coach and offensive coordinator. At NCCU, Taylor helped guide the Eagles to three MEAC championships (2014, 2015, 2016) and, in 2016, he went unbeaten in conference play and qualified for the Air Force Reserve Celebration Bowl. In 2016 and under Taylor’s guidance, NCCU broke its record for total offense in a single season (4,614). © Provided by The Spun Jackson State head football coach Deion Sanders. The latest member of Deion Sanders' staff for the Jackson State football team is now official, according to the school's website. In 2013, Thurman’s defense finished with a top-five rushing defense. 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