Alabama A&M Lets Jones Walk

Anthony Jones has been let go as Alabama A&M’s head coach. (Al.com photo)

Nine winning seasons and a solid academic records weren’t enough to save Anthony Jones’ job. Alabama A&M announced on Sunday that it’s parting ways with Jones after 12 seasons as head coach. Athletic director Bryan Hicks released a short statement announcing that Jones’ contract would not be released.

“We are very grateful and appreciative of the work he has done with A&M athletics. We thank Coach Jones for his efforts and leadership of the football program and wish him much success in his future endeavors.”

//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js A&M went 4-8 this season, just Jones’ third losing season in his tenure. He leaves the school with its third-highest winning percentage.

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