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OVERVIEWHard-hitting tackler with excellent leaping ability Standout performer on special teams who proved to be invaluable in the Bulldogs secondary, playing free safety, strong safety and Rover during his career An outstanding kick blocker, Jones served as defensive co-captain during his junior campaign Played in 37 games, starting 24 times Finished with 250 tackles (140 solos), an 8-yard sack, 10 stops for losses of 35 yards, four quarterback pressures, three fumble recoveries for 105 yards in returns, seven interceptions for 100 yards in returns, four blocked kicks, a pair of kickoff returns for 55 yards (27.5 avg.) and 10 punt returns for 160 yards (16.0 avg.) His 10 interceptions rank 10th on the school's career-record list His four blocked kicks topped the old school career record of three by Boss Bailey (1998-99, 2001-02), Kendrell Bell (1999-2000) and Corrie Collier (2000-01).
Negatives: Good wrap-up tackler, but sometimes dips with his shoulder and makes grab tackles, resulting in missed hits Has above average hands, but needs to use them better to jolt blockers when trying to disengage near the line of scrimmage Gets fooled some by play-action and when this happens, he needs to regain his depth quicker Sometimes tries to freelance, which results in him neglecting his responsibilities in the zone.
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