Tampa Jesuit brings on Testaverde and Jones as assistants


TAMPA | Only a day removed since former offensive coordinator Ty Alvarez resigned as offensive coordinator of the Jesuit Tigers, the Tampa Bay Times has reported that two new assistants have brought in two former NFL veterans with 30 years of combined experience.

Jesuit head coach James Harrell told the Times that Vinny Testaverde and James Jones have been brought into run the passing and running game respectively for the offense.

Testaverde, who’s son goes to the Tampa private school, was the 1996 Heisman Trophy winner and was a first round draft pick of the Tampa Bay Buccanneers.

Jones and Harrell were teammates with the Detroit Lions for three years in the late 1980’s and was a head coach for a year at Pompano Beach Ely in 2007, the report said.

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Last Updated On: March 10, 2014 at 8:54 PM

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