Why did Joey Jones Resign from South Alabama?

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Joey Jones Hot Seat Status:
Resigned from South Alabama on 12/1/2017

Joey Jones
Former Head Coach at South Alabama

4-7
(0.364%)
Last Game: Bye



Joey Jones has Coached at South Alabama Since 2009[N 6]
52-49
(0.515%)

Grading South Alabama Football
2013
B-
6-6
2014
B-
6-7
2015
C-
5-7
2016
C+
6-7
2017
C-
4-7


Joey Jones’s Coaching History
2017 South Alabama Season 4-7
2016 South Alabama Season 6-7
2015 South Alabama Season 5-7
2014 South Alabama Season 6-7
2013 South Alabama Season 6-6
2012 South Alabama Season 2-11
Alma Mater: Alabama

True Hiring Score (THS)
38/100

*The Joey Jones hot seat conversation cools off around 70
Joey Jones was preceeded by N/A at South Alabama 9.9 seasons ago

Joey Jones Career Coaching Record
55-56
(0.495%)
See the Joey Jones Coaching Tree Below

2017 South Alabama Football Season: 4-7 (Expected: 8.2 wins | Grade: C-)

25
Week 14 Bye
25
Week 13 L 52-0 Georgia Southern
30
Week 12 W 24-19 Arkansas State
25
Week 11 L 19-14 Louisiana-Lafayette
30
Week 10 L 21-13 Georgia State
40
Week 9 W 33-23 Louisiana-Monroe
35
Week 8 W 19-8 Troy
20
Week 7 Bye
20
Week 6 L 34-16 Louisiana Tech
25
Week 5 L 29-23 Idaho
30
Week 4 W 45-0 Alabama A&M
25
Week 3 L 44-7 Oklahoma State
28
Week 2 L 47-27 Mississippi
28.3
Week 1 Bye

2016 South Alabama Football Season: 6-7 (Expected: 7.5 wins | Grade: C+)

85
L 45-21 Air Force in the NOVA Home Loans Arizona Bowl
85
Week 14 W 35-28 New Mexico State
60
Week 13 L 38-31 Idaho
67
Week 12 W 31-7 Presbyterian
65
Week 11 Bye
65
Week 10 L 42-35 Louisiana-Monroe
75
Week 9 W 13-10 Georgia State
65
Week 8 L 28-21 Troy
80
Week 7 L 17-7 Arkansas State
100
Week 6 Bye
100
Week 5 W 42-24 San Diego State
85
Week 4 W 41-40 Nicholls State
75
Week 3 L 28-23 Louisiana-Lafayette
90
Week 2 L 24-9 Georgia Southern
100
Week 1 W 21-20 Mississippi State

2015 South Alabama Football Season: 5-7 (Expected: 7.2 wins | Grade: C-)

-3
Did not make Bowl Game
-3
Week 15 Bye
-3
Week 14 L 34-27 Appalachian State
0
Week 13 L 55-17 Georgia Southern
10
Week 12 L 24-10 Georgia State
12
Week 11 W 32-25 Louisiana-Lafayette
10
Week 10 W 52-45 Idaho
5
Week 9 Bye
5
Week 8 L 36-18 Texas State
10
Week 7 L 49-31 Arkansas State
10
Week 6 Bye
10
Week 5 W 24-18 Troy
10
Week 4 L 63-13 NC State
10
Week 3 W 34-27 San Diego State
0
Week 2 L 48-9 Nebraska
0
Week 1 W 33-23 Gardner-Webb

2014 South Alabama Football Season: 6-7 (Expected: wins | Grade: B-)

L 33-28 Bowling Green State
Week 15 Did not play for Conference Championship
Week 14 L 42-40 Navy
Week 13 L 37-12 South Carolina
Week 12 W 24-20 Texas State
Week 11 L 45-10 Arkansas State
Week 10 L 19-9 Louisiana-Lafayette
Week 9 W 27-13 Troy
Week 8 W 30-27 Georgia State
Week 7 Bye
Week 6 W 47-21 Appalachian State
Week 5 W 34-10 Idaho
Week 4 L 28-6 Georgia Southern
Week 3 L 35-3 Mississippi State
Week 2 W 23-13 Kent State
Week 1 Bye
Joey Jones’s True Hiring Score: 38/100

2016 South Alabama Football Season: 6-7 (Expected: 7.5 wins | Grade: C+)

Joey Jones’s 2016 South Alabama Recruiting Class: Ranked 87 (Last year’s 2015 South Alabama Class: 90)
2016 South Alabama Season 6-7

2015 South Alabama Football Season: 5-7 (Expected: 7.2 wins | Grade: C-)

Joey Jones’s 2015 South Alabama Recruiting Class: Ranked 90 (Last year’s 2014 South Alabama Class: 111)
2015 South Alabama Season 5-7

2014 South Alabama Football Season: 6-7 (Expected: 6.90 wins | Grade: B-)

Joey Jones’s 2014 South Alabama Recruiting Class: Ranked 111 (Last year’s 2013 South Alabama Class: 95)
2014 South Alabama Season 6-7

2013 South Alabama Football Season: 6-6 (Expected: 6.3 wins | Grade: B-)

Joey Jones’s 2013 South Alabama Recruiting Class: Ranked 95 (Last year’s 2012 South Alabama Class: 121)
2013 South Alabama Season 6-6

2012 South Alabama Football Season: 2-11

Joey Jones’s 2012 South Alabama Recruiting Class: Ranked 121
2012 South Alabama Season 2-11

Joey Jones has been the Head Coach at South Alabama for 9.9 Seasons




The Joey Jones Coaching Tree


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