Jordan is a UNC graduate, running for 1,134 career yards from 1989-92. He played nine seasons in the NFL.
Prior to UNC, Jordan coached at Nebraska ('04-07) and Texas A&M ('08-11).
He is the third assistant coach to leave the Tar Heel staff this offseason. Offensive coordinator Blake Anderson took the head coaching job at Arkansas State last month and brought tight end coach Walt Bell with him to serve as offensive coordinator.