XFLBoard.com‘s Mike Mitchell is reporting that Tom Mason will be the new Defensive Coordinator for June Jones and the XFL Houston franchise. Mason was last a Linebackers Coach of the Memphis Express of the Alliance of American Football (AAF) until they went under after eight games.
Breaking: Defensive coach Tom Mason will be joining June Jones coaching staff in @XFLHouston. The veteran assistant was last with The Memphis Express in the AAF. Mason was with Jones at SMU. He has also coached at Hawaii, UTEP and in the original XFL with The Las Vegas Outlaws. pic.twitter.com/MPtlp96vyD— Mike Mitchell (@MMXFLBoard) June 5, 2019
Mason is also a former coach in the original XFL in 2001 where he was Linebackers Coach for the Las Vegas Outlaws. He was SMU Defensive Coordinator from 2008 to 2014 under then Head Coach June Jones. He took over as Head Coach when Jones resigned and went 1–9.
He has a lengthy coaching background in the College game with stops in Boise State, Fresno State, and Hawaii.
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