Canadian Football League

Canadian Football League

April 19, 2016 09:30 ET

Media Advisory: Chris Jones to Bring the Grey Cup to the National Cornbread Festival in Tennessee

103rd Grey Cup winning coach brings the Grey Cup to his hometown South Pittsburg, Tennessee

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - April 19, 2016) -

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The 103rd Grey Cup winning head coach, Chris Jones will be bringing the Grey Cup to his hometown, South Pittsburg, Tennessee for the 20th National Cornbread Festival.

TSN's Brian Williams will travel to South Pittsburg to capture the experience of Jones returning home as a Grey Cup Champion. CFL.ca will also be on the ground covering the Grey Cup from the National Cornbread Festival.

Chris Jones guided the Edmonton Eskimos to their 14th Championship last November in Winnipeg after defeating the Ottawa REDBLACKS, 26-20.

Since winning the Canadian Football League Championship, Chris Jones has transitioned to become the Saskatchewan Roughriders' Vice President of Football Operations, General Manager and Head Coach.

Event Details:

What Chris Jones brings the Grey Cup to the National Cornbread Festival
When April 23 and 24, 2016
Where National Cornbread Festival
South Pittsburg, Tennessee

For media inquiries at the festival, please contact Ryan Pollock (RyanP@saskriders.com).

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Contact Information

  • Canadian Football League
    Paulo Senra
    Director, Communications
    Mobile: 416.882.7919
    psenra@cfl.ca

    Canadian Football League
    Olivier Poulin
    Manager, Communications
    416.865.2647 / Mobile: 514.970.7211
    opoulin@cfl.ca
    www.cfl.ca