Devante Jones was named Running Backs Coach for Berry heading into the 2016 season.
A native of Cairo, Ga., Jones brings a solid rushing career and Southern Athletic Association (SAA) knowledge to the Vikings. Jones graduated from fellow SAA member Sewanee: The University of the South in May of 2016 with a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science, and he also served as a captain on the Tigers' football team.
During his junior and senior years, Jones was the top running back for the Tigers where he racked up 1,487 career rushing yards and 11 TDs. Jones earned an All-SAA selection in 2014 and also served as a personal trainer at Sewanee, where he assisted clients on strength and conditioning, including members of the football team.