WHAT THEY ARE SAYING ABOUT UC HEAD FOOTBALL COACH BUTCH JONES
"The University of Cincinnati could not have made a better decision than naming Butch Jones as head coach. Why? Space does not permit the inclusion of all reasons, but if you value integrity, academics, loyalty, hard work, and winning football, with more than a dash of excitement, than you will love what the future holds for college football in the Queen City! Butch Jones is someone that I have known for a while, and it did not take long for me to believe in him, and what he represents. He's a winner in every sense of the word, a man that you will value and appreciate coaching your son. The Bearcats roar will continue to be heard with Butch Jones leading the pack!"
Lead BCS Analyst on FOX (2007-10) | FOX NFL Analyst (2009-present)
"Butch Jones is a proven winner. He is a student of the game of football, innovator who believes in big offense and a strong defense wrapped around a true team dynamic. He truly believes that we comes before me."
Dr. Gregory H. Williams
University of Cincinnati President
"I have spent my entire life around the coaching profession. My life has been shaped both positively and negatively by many of those coaches. In my opinion, coaches are the most influential figures in an athlete's life. As I look at the landscape of football in America, it is obvious to me that we need more people like Butch Jones coaching our young men. Coaching is about helping each individual maximize their human potential within the framework of the team: This is exactly what Butch Jones does! Butch is a visionary! He knows specifically what each player and the program he leads will need to be successful, and has the expertise to implement the strategies for everybody to reach their dreams. I can think of no better man than Butch Jones to entrust a young man or program to."
Current ESPN Analyst
Super Bowl winning QB
"Butch Jones is one of my favorite college football coaches. His approach to the game is the perfect mix of intensity, intelligence, emotion, and having fun. His teams always work hard and smart to develop an edge and they play with great effort and enthusiasm. I wish I could have played for him; it would have been a blast."
Current ESPN Analyst
Former NFL Linebacker
"Butch Jones is a perfect fit for the University of Cincinnati. He took the program at Central Michigan to the next level and will do the same at Cincinnati. His innovative offensive ideas, coupled with a great recruiting base in the Cincinnati area will ensure Butch Jones' Bearcats will remain a power in the BIG EAST Conference."
Current ABC Analyst and ESPN College GameDay Analyst