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Richard Jones

| | College: Texas Tech
 
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2007 Season

Played in all 13 games … finished the season with 28 tackles … backup at defensive and nose tackle … opened the season with back-to-back four-tackle games at SMU and against UTEP … season-high eight tackles at Rice … had four stops against Northwestern State.

2006 Season

Appeared in 10 games a true freshman, providing relief to what was a group of three seniors ahead of him in the rotation … totaled six tackles including one for loss and showed glimpses of his ability to stuff plays up front.

High School

LaMarque High School in LaMarque, Texas … Three-Star Recruit (Rivals.com; Scout.com) … No. 47 defensive tackle nationally (Rivals.com) … No. 70 overall prospect in Texas (Rivals.com) … Class 4A All-State first team … named the Greater Houston Defensive Player of the Year by the Houston Touchdown Club … finished senior season with 55 tackles, 13 quarterback pressures, eight tackles for loss and five sacks … timed at 5.29 in the forty at the Fort Worth NIKE Training Camp … also offered by Colorado, Colorado State, Houston, Missouri, New Mexico and Rice … great strength and explosion … solid work ethic … benches 375 and squats 550 … High School Coach: Brian Erwin.

Personal

Richard Jones … born March 20, 1987 … son of Miranda and Henry Batiste … has two brothers, Henry III and Darian, and a sister, Henriona … enjoys basketball and playing video games.

 
 

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