Congratulations to the new head football coach at Tucker High School, in Tucker, Georgia:Wayne Jones, formerly of HP Central HS is now in charge

They named a new head football coach yesterday at Tucker High School, in Tucker, Georgia, and it is none other than Wayne Jones…Yes, that Wayne Jones, the former head football coach at High Point Central High School, where Coach Jones also coached track, and at times he coached both boys and girls track….Coach Wayne Jones did a lot to contribute to the High Point Central community, and he coached Germaine Pratt, who is set to start for the Cincinnati Bengals, in this Sunday’s Super Bowl game, from Los Angeles….

Wayne Jones, the longtime High Point Central head football coach now back with a new high school football coaching gig in Tucker, Georgia, at Tucker High School…Coach Jones was the defensive backs for the Tucker Tigers, this past season, and he has been with the Tigers since 2019….

Coach Jones was the head football coach at High Point Central for 13 seasons, and he taught and coached 30 years overall, for the Bison, at HP Central….

Coach Wayne Jones’ High Point Central football teams went 75-81 overall and 33-38 in conference play. The Bison made nine NCHSAA playoff appearances and went 4-9 in postseason play, under the leadership of Coach Jones…

We have a call going into Coach Jones, and hope to hear back from him later on today….

**********We have Tucker High School at (2-9) this past 2021 season, and they were led by head coach James Thompson….Thompson was only at Tucker for one season, as the Tigers head coach…Tucker went (3-5) in 2020, and were led by head coach Bryan Lamar, and that was the team’s first losing season since 1991…Coach Lamar spent nine seasons at Tucker High and his overall record was (83-29), and his Tiger teams played for two State Championships and won four regional titles…**********

++++++++++We hope to have the good word from Coach Wayne Jones, later on today….++++++++++
Talked with Coach Waynes Jones tonight down in Georgia, and he is very excited about his new opportunity as the head football coach at Tucker High School…Coach Jones coached boys track at Tucker last Spring and he had four of his runners break school records…He also helped with the girls track runners, and he had one girl set personal bests in the 100 and 200 meters, and she went on to get a scholarship to Eastern Kentucky…

Coach Jones has sent two of his former High Point Central football players to the Super Bowl…Tim Ward previously, and this Sunday Coach Jones will have Germaine Pratt, from HP Central in the Super Bowl, playing for the Cincinnati Bengals…

Coach Jones was the defensive backs coach at Tucker High School last season/2021…

Coach Wayne Jones came to Tucker after spending the 2020 season as an assistant football coach, and head track coach at Chamblee, Georgia…Coach Jones arrived at Tucker High School, in January of 2021…

Coach Jones said he will run the Spread Offense/Air Raid Offense and his defense will a 3-4 defense, and he will also utilize a 4-2-5 defense…Lots of his assistant coaches are former Tucker High School football players, and he knows they know Georgia high school football well…

Wayne Jones said he was also happy to hear that former Smith High School football coach Brandon Wiggins had received the head coaching job at Chambers High School, in Charlotte…Coach Jones said Coach Wiggins was a very solid young coach, in football and in track…

Most importantly, Coach Wayne Jones said it was good to be back home, in his home state of Georgia…He is very excited about the coaching opportunity back home, in his home state…He feels like coaching high school football, in Tucker, Georgia will be a very good fit for him…He also told me that he talks often with his good friends Patrick Medley, from High Point, N.C., and with Randy Nat Norris, also now from, and living in High Point, N.C. Coach Jones also said he enjoys looking at the old Football in Focus Shows that we used to do at the Shane’s Rib Shack, that featured many of his football players from High Point Central High School…Drew Adams, Justin Johnson, Jamiel Mack and many others…

Good Luck to Coach Wayne Jones on the track, and on the football field, at Tucker High School, in Tucker, Georgia….Lots of good things have come out of High Point, North Carolina, and you can add Coach Wayne Jones, to that list…..