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Marque Jones, Sr.

Marque Jones, Sr.

  • Title:
    Volunteer Assistant Football Coach - Wide Receivers

Marque Jones has been an integral part of Wilmington College football for more than three decades.

Jones stresses all phases of the wide receiver position, and the results speak for themselves. Four Wilmington College receivers — most recently Jon Cain — have received All-American honors under Jones’ tutelage. More recently, the duo of Itika Wynn Jr. and Luke Richardson garnered First Team All-Ohio Athletic Conference (OAC) honors in 2019 and Wynn Jr. and Ace Taylor were All-OAC in the spring of 2021.

A native of Miami, Florida, Jones was a two-year starter at Curley High School, graduating in 1969.

During his collegiate career with the Quakers, Jones was a four-year letter winner (1973-76) at wide receiver. He caught 39 career passes for 620 yards, averaging 15.8 yards per reception. His most productive season was 1975, when he hauled in 21 receptions for 310 yards.

Jones graduated from Wilmington in 1977 with a business administration degree and attended University of Cincinnati on a graduate honor scholarship. In 1979, he received a master’s in marketing from UC.

Jones and his wife Terri reside in Wilmington.


*Last updated - June 24, 2021