Ole Miss names new Associate Athletic Director for Football Operations

Nolan Jones to join football support staff

Ole Miss names new Associate Athletic Director for Football Operations

OXFORD, MS (WLBT) - Ole Miss football head coach Matt Luke officially announced Thursday the hiring of Nolan Jones as the program’s new associate athletic director for football operations.

A veteran in football operations, Jones joins the Rebels after spending the last three seasons as director of football operations at Kansas.

Prior to Kansas, Jones held the title of director of football operations at Kent State from 2015-16.

Jones previously served as assistant ­­director of player personnel at Northwestern University, as well as two years as the director of football operations at Michigan in 2013 and 2014.

Since 2002, Jones has also been at Southern Miss, Kentucky, Princeton and Eastern Kentucky. Jones earned both his bachelor's and master's degree from Eastern Kentucky.

JONES’ EXPERIENCE 2019-Present: Ole Miss – Associate Athletic Director for Football Operations

2016-19: Kansas – Director of Football Operations

2015-16: Kent State – Director of Football Operations

2015: Northwestern – Assistant Director of Player Personnel

2013-14: Michigan – Director of Football Operations

2013: Southern Miss – Assistant Athletic Director for Football Operations

2011-13: Kentucky – Director of Football Operations

2005-11: Northwestern – Director of Football Operations

2004-05: Princeton – Director of Football Operations

2003-04: Eastern Kentucky – Graduate Assistant/Director of Football Operations

2002-03: Kentucky – Football Operations/Recruiting Intern

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