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Philadelphia Eagles

Jemal Singleton

Jemal Singleton (Assistant Head Coach and Running Backs Coach)

Jemal Singleton, the son of an Air Force Sergeant, followed in his father's footsteps when he began his military career at the Air Force Academy. A three-year starter at running back for the Falcons, Singleton's leadership led him to becoming one of only six players in program history to be named a team captain twice. Following his graduation from the Air Force Academy, he spent two years at Little Rock Air Force Base in Jacksonville, Arkansas, where he served as the Chief of Media Relations. During that time, he deployed to Tbilisi, Georgia, in support of the Georgia Train and Equip Program (GTEP), an American-sponsored 18-month, $64-million program aimed at increasing the capabilities of the Georgian armed forces by training and equipping four 600-man battalions with light weapons, vehicles, and communications. In 2003, he returned to the Air Force Academy to serve as the Executive Officer for former Director of Athletics, Ret. Col. Randy Spetman, before joining the Air Force Football coaching staff. As part of his ongoing commitment to service, he remains focused on supporting veterans and military efforts in the community. He has been involved with multiple military organizations, including the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) and Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing (PHWFF). Since joining the Eagles coaching staff as the running backs/assistant head coach in 2021, Singleton has consistently dedicated his time to the military community, from visiting veterans at the local Veterans Affairs (VA) Hospital to spending time with military members attending Eagles games and practices.