Larry Jones (American football coach)
Jones (right) in 1972
|Born||December 18, 1933|
|Died||May 30, 2013 (aged 79)|
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
|Alma mater||Louisiana State University|
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|Head coaching record|
Larry Bruce Jones (December 18, 1933 – May 30, 2013) was an 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, the University of Tennessee and Kansas University.
He died in the morning of May 30, 2013. He was 79.
Head coaching record
|Florida State Seminoles (NCAA University Division / Division I independent) (1971–1973)|
|1971||Florida State||8–4||L Fiesta|
Assistant coaches under Jones that became college head coaches:
- Mack Brown: Appalachian State (1983), Tulane (1985–1987), North Carolina (1988–1997, 2019–present), Texas (1998–2013)
- "FSU Football - 1971 Year In Review". Archived from the original on January 24, 2008. Retrieved January 14, 2008.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
- Coley Harvey. "Larry Jones, a former Florida State coach and LSU alum, has died at 79". OrlandoSentinel.com. Retrieved May 31, 2013.
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