Former Battery Creek High School standout Greg Jones is in a familiar place. Having retired last spring, Jones, a longtime Jacksonville Jaguars fullback, now finds himself back in training camp as one of four intern coaches with the NFL franchise. The Jacksonville Jaguars drafted Jones in the second round of the 2004 NFL Draft. Jones joined Jacksonville after starring at Florida State University.
In nine NFL seasons, Jones rushed for 913 yards, amassed 471 receiving yards, scored 13 touchdowns and didn’t lose any fumbles. He retired as one of the NFL’s top fullbacks. Along with Jones, former Jacksonville linebacker Mike Peterson, Troy defensive line coach Bam Hardmon and Princeton assistant Leon Wright are serving as intern coaches.
Gus Bradley is headed into his third season as the head coach of the Jaguars. Bradley was named the fifth head coach in Jacksonville Jaguars history on January 17, 2013. Jones is expected to remain with Jacksonville throughout the team’s training camp before joining the staff of a local high school football team.