Defensive Line - Off Season Drillsby Clinic of Champions
Want some College level D-Line Drills for the Offseason?
Learn from Cal Poly Football!
- Get your D-Line getting off not only fast but effectively as well!
- Fix the Footwork for more get off speed and power angles to get off blocks quicker!
- Learn the Doublehand strike and the effectiveness of the College Level Strike!
James Jones III
Assistant Coach/Defensive Line
James Jones III, associate head coach and defensive coordinator at Northern Colorado the last two seasons and who has coached at the college level for over two decades, joined the Mustang coaching staff in April 2018.
Jones was defensive line coach at San Jose State from 2013-15 and was special teams coordinator at Northern Colorado for the 2011-12 season. At San Jose State, he coached Travis Raciti (Eagles, Vikings, Broncos) and Isaha Irving (Bears).
Jones also coached at Dartmouth (2005, 2008-10), Kentucky State (2007), Kansas State (2006), Prairie View A&M (2004), Texas Southern (1996 as a student assistant, 2003), Wagner (2000-02), Cornell (1999), Morehouse (1998) and Bowling Green (1997 as a graduate assistant).
Besides coaching defensive linemen, he was the assistant head coach and defensive coordinator at Prairie View A&M in Texas.
Jones received a bachelor’s degree in biology from Texas Southern in 1998 and completed a master’s degree in education at Wagner in 2002. He has completed National Football League coaching internships with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2005 and the Seattle Seahawks in 2010.
Jones and his wife, Shondrela, have two sons, James IV (who plays football at Air Force) and Weslyn, and a daughter, Jzunie