Micah Ross - played basketball and football at JU, playing in 1998 on the football team. Became the first former JU football player to play in the NFL, appearing with the Jacksonville Jaguars, San Diego Chargers and Carolina Panthers.
From 2001–2005, the Pioneer Football League was divided into North and South Divisions. As winners of the Pioneer Football League's South Division, Jacksonville has made one appearance in the Pioneer Football League Championship Game, in 2001. The Dolphins also shared the Division title with Morehead State in 2004, but the tie-breaker allowed the Eagles to represent the division in the championship game.