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XFL to officially introduce June Jones as Houston Head Coach on Monday

June Jones will be the eight and final Head Coach hired by the XFL prior to their inaugural season kickoff in February 2020.

The XFL has announced they would introduce the new Head Coach/GM of the Houston franchise on May 20th at 11:30 am CT, at TDECU Stadium Club at the University Of Houston. The candidate, former Falcons and Chargers head coach June Jones, has widely been made known prior to the official unveiling, as it was originally tweeted by John McClain of the Houston Chronicle.

In the past, the 66-year-old Jones has spent three years as head coach of the Atlanta Falcons, and acted as interim head coach of the San Diego Chargers. More recently, he served as Head Coach  of the Canadian Football League’s Hamilton Tiger-Cats for the past two years.

Jones also has some local experience, since (as a young football coach) he was wide receivers coach of the USFL’s Houston Gamblers. Later he served as quarterbacks coach for the Houston Oilers. In these roles, he had a hand in the careers of future Hall of Fame quarterbacks Jim Kelly and Warren Moon.

Jones will be the eight and final Head Coach hired by the XFL prior to their inaugural season kickoff in February 2020.

Mark Nelson reports on XFL football for XFLBoard.com, and is the host of the XFL Xtra podcast. As the founder and owner of XFLBoard.com, he has been following the league since February 2000. Please feel free to contact Mark if you have an idea for a story, or to suggest a guest for the podcast. Email: mnelson@xflboard.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/4marknelson

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