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Matt Jones

Offensive Assistant


Matt Jones is in his first season coaching in the NFL. He joined the Titans in 2023 after spending four seasons at the University of Tennessee at Martin.  

Jones arrived at UT Martin in 2019 as the offensive line and tight ends coach. From 2020 to 2022, he added run game coordinator to his duties. 

In 2022, the Skyhawks won their second consecutive Ohio Valley Conference title with a conference record of 5-0 and a 7-4 overall record. Running back Zak Wallace became the eighth individual in team history to rush for at least 1,000 yards in a season, concluding the campaign with 1,012 yards. Center Matthan Hatchie earned third-team FCS All-America honors, while running back Sam Franklin and offensive guard Jarod Russell were tabbed to the Freshman All-America team. 

During the team's championship run in 2021, the Skyhawks finished the season ranked in the top-25 nationally in sacks allowed (1.15, 14th) and rushing offense (207.6, 15th). Additionally, the Skyhawks ranked among OVC leaders in rushing offense (207.1, first), sacks against (1.62, first), first downs (19.1, first), scoring offense (30.0 points per game, second), total offense (385.2 yards per game, second) and third-down percentage (41.2, second). 

In an abbreviated 2020 campaign, Skyhawks tight end Rodney Williams II earned postseason All-American honors by both Phil Steele and Stats Perform along with All-OVC accolades. Williams ranked among OVC leaders in touchdowns (four), receptions (30), receptions per game (4.3), yards (327) and yards per game (46.7).