The XFL will name June Jones as the head coach of its Houston franchise, according to sources.
Jones returns to Houston from the Hamilton Tiger-Cats in the CFL, where he is the associate head coach and offensive coordinator.
He was Hamilton’s head coach from 2017-2018.
Jones is a former assistant with the Houston Gamblers and Houston Oilers and former head coach of the Atlanta Falcons, San Diego Chargers (interim), Hawaii and SMU.
The XFL will also name Houston attorney Brian Michael Cooper as president of the Houston franchise.
He’s a former president of the Rio Grande Valley Vipers, the Houston Rockets affiliate in the G League, and has worked in the athletics department at Rice.