Jerome Souers

Last updated
Jerome Souers
Current position
Title Defensive coordinator
Team Southern Oregon
Conference Frontier
Biographical details
Born (1958-05-20) May 20, 1958 (age 62)
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1984 Western Washington (DC/DB)
1985 Portland State (RB)
1986–1988 Montana (DB)
1989–1997Montana (DC/DB)
1998–2018 Northern Arizona
2020–present Southern Oregon (DC)
Head coaching record
Overall123–114
Tournaments1–5 (NCAA D-I playoffs)
Accomplishments and honors
Championships
1 Big Sky (2003)
Awards
Big Sky Coach of the Year (1999)

Jerome Souers (born May 20, 1958) is an American football coach. He was formerly the head football coach at Northern Arizona University, a position he held from 1998 until 2018. [1] Souers was selected as the 1999 Big Sky Conference Coach of the Year and was an Eddie Robinson Award finalist in 2003.

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He was raised in Eugene, Oregon and attended North Eugene High School along with former NBA player and head coach Danny Ainge.

Head coaching record

YearTeamOverallConferenceStandingBowl/playoffsSports Network/STATS#USA/ESPN°
Northern Arizona Lumberjacks (Big Sky Conference)(1998–2018)
1998 Northern Arizona6–53–5T–7th
1999 Northern Arizona4–8 [n 1] 2–6 [n 1] T–7th [n 1] L I-AA Playoffs First Round 1619
2000 Northern Arizona3–82–6T–7th
2001 Northern Arizona8–45–22ndL I-AA Playoffs First Round 1615
2002 Northern Arizona6–53–4T–4th
2003 Northern Arizona9–45–2T–1stL I-AA Playoffs Quarterfinal 109
2004 Northern Arizona4–73–45th
2005 Northern Arizona3–81–6T–7th
2006 Northern Arizona6–55–34th
2007 Northern Arizona6–55–33rd
2008 Northern Arizona6–54–45th
2009 Northern Arizona5–64–4T–5th
2010 Northern Arizona6–54–46th
2011 Northern Arizona 4–73–56th
2012 Northern Arizona 8–36–24th
2013 Northern Arizona 9–37–12ndL FCS Playoffs First Round
2014 Northern Arizona 7–55–3T–5th
2015 Northern Arizona 7–45–3T–4th
2016 Northern Arizona 5–64–4T–6th
2017 Northern Arizona 7–56–2T–3rdL FCS Playoffs First Round
2018 Northern Arizona 4–63–48th
Northern Arizona:123–11485–77
Total:123–114
      National championship        Conference title        Conference division title or championship game berth
  • #Rankings from final Sports Network poll.
  • °Rankings from final USA/ESPN poll.

Notes

  1. 1 2 3 Northern Arizona later forfeited four conference victories during the 1999 season because of the use of an inelligble player.

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2010 Northern Arizona Lumberjacks football team American college football season

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2013 Northern Arizona Lumberjacks football team American college football season

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The 2014 Northern Arizona Lumberjacks football team represented Northern Arizona University in the 2014 NCAA Division I FCS football season. They were led by 17th-year head coach Jerome Souers and played their home games at the Walkup Skydome. They were a member of the Big Sky Conference. They finished the season 7–5, 5–3 in Big Sky play to finish in a tie for fifth place.

The 2015 Northern Arizona Lumberjacks football team represented Northern Arizona University in the 2015 NCAA Division I FCS football season. They were led by 18th-year head coach Jerome Souers and played their home games at the Walkup Skydome. They were a member of the Big Sky Conference. They finished the season 7–4, 5–3 in Big Sky play to finish in a four-way tie for fourth place.

The 2016 Northern Arizona Lumberjacks football team represented Northern Arizona University in the 2016 NCAA Division I FCS football season. They were led by 19th-year head coach Jerome Souers and played their home games at the Walkup Skydome. They were a member of the Big Sky Conference. They finished the season 5–6, 4–4 in Big Sky play to finish in a tie for sixth place.

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