Jason Barnett named New Brockton head football coach

New Brockton, AL – After five seasons at the helm of the Citronelle Wildcats program Jason Barnett is making the move to New Brockton.  

The Atmore native lead Citronelle to a combined 20-31 record including a pair of AHSAA Class 5A playoff appearances in his first two seasons.  

Barnett takes over for Zach Holmes who guided the Gamecocks to a 10-29 mark, including a 6-21 run in region play, and a Class 2A playoff birth in 2019 over four seasons. 

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Before taking over as Citronelle’s head coach in 2018, he served as the Wildcats defensive coordinator for three seasons.  Earlier in his career he served as a defensive coordinator at Escambia Academy, Escambia County and Monroe County.  He served as the defensive line and running backs coach at Baldwin County for two seasons before accepting the Citronelle defensive coordinator position.   

Barnett, a Escambia County graduate, played baseball for two seasons at Alabama Southern before walking on and playing two seasons as a wide receiver at Auburn University.