Tiger Jones has been hired as the director of speed improvement and skill development.
He worked for Billy Napier at Louisiana from 2018-20 as an assistant director of strength and conditioning. He worked at Arizona last season as an assistant strength coach.
He began his coaching career at Texas A&M in 2017.
Jones, a Mobile, Alabama, native, played at Louisville from 2000-04. He was a member of the Washington Football Team in 2004.
He then embarked on an eight-year career in the Arena Football League. He caught 1,041 passes for 14,329 yards and 286 touchdowns in his career. He was named First Team All-Arena three times and Second Team All-Arena twice. He was the league’s wide receiver of the year in 2011.
Jones was also invited to training camp with the Philadelphia Eagles in 2012.
He joins a strength and conditioning staff at Florida led by Mark Hocke.