The Jacksonville Jaguars have hired Tony Gilbert as the team’s assistant linebackers coach and Denard Robinson as the team’s offensive quality control coach, the club announced today.
Both Gilbert and Robinson competed in Jacksonville during their playing careers. Gilbert played LB in Jacksonville from 2003-06 after being drafted by Arizona in the 2003 draft. Since he retired in 2010, the former Georgia Bulldog has held various positions coaching in the collegiate ranks, including stints at Georgia, Auburn, East Mississippi Community College, Georgia Military College, John Milledge Academy, North Carolina and UCF. Gilbert, along with Linebackers Coach Mark Collins, will oversee the team’s linebacking corps.
Robinson played RB for the Jaguars from 2013-16, totaling 263 rushes for 1,058 yards and five TDs. The Deerfield Beach native and University of Michigan product will assist Offensive Coordinator Jay Gruden and the coaching staff in all areas of practice and game preparation.