Jones was twice named the conference's Special Teams Player of the Week in 2011 and tallied 128 tackles, 12 tackles for loss and two interceptions in his two seasons as a defensive back at ASU.
Jones recorded 74 tackles, 5.5 tackles for loss, one pass interception and two pass break-ups as a senior. A 2012 Preseason All-Sun Belt pick, he ranked third on the team in total tackles and posted at least seven stops in six games, including a career-high 12 against Western Kentucky.
Named the Sun Belt Conference Special Teams Player of the Week twice...Recorded a career-high 54 tackles, the fourth most on the team, from his nickel postion...Also posted 6.5 tackles for loss, which were the fifth most on a defense that ranked No. 8 in the nation in the stat...Recorded 1 interception, 1 sack, 3 pass break-ups and 1 blocked kick...Played in every game, including 10 as a starter..Blocked a punt and returned it for a touchdown gainst ULM and returned a block fro a score against Troy...Recorded a career-high 10 tackles agaisnt Troy and posted at least 5 tackles in 5 games...Recorded at least a partial tackle for loss in 8 games...Finisehd the GoDaddy.com Bowl with 8 tackles, which tied Brandon Joiner for the most on the team.
While with the Red Wolves, Jones rushed for 149 yards and two touchdowns on 24 attempts . . . He also recorded 12 receptions for 146 yards and another touchdown.
Played both running back and defensive back at Hazelwood High School before originally signing with A-State in 2008 . . . The state track and field champion in the 100, 200 and 400-meter events, Jones rushed for 1,853 yards and 22 touchdowns his senior campaign.
Born May 14, 1990 . . . Son of Don and Amberlene Jones.
- 2013 Arkansas State Pro Day: The other players that participated in the the interviews and various tests and drills were Shervarius Jackson (DE), Ronnell Wright (DL), Nick Nelms (LB), Anthony Kincy (TE), Kedric Murry (TE), Don Jones (DB), Chaz Sacles (DB) and Cole Lorgian (DB). The Red Wolves have seen a player taken in the NFL Draft each of the last six years, including fullback Oren O'Neal, safety Tyrell Johnson, tight end David Johnson, defensive end Alex Carrington, offensive lineman Derek Newton and linebacker Demario Davis.
Included among the NFL?teams represented were the Atlanta Falcons, Houston Texans, Cleveland Browns, Jacksonville Jaguars, Philadelphia Eagles, St.?Louis Rams, Denver Broncos, Miami Dolphins, New Orleans Saints, Buffalo Bills, Chicago Bears, San Diego Chargers, Dallas Cowboys, Green Bay Packers, Indianapolis Colts and Oakland Raiders. - Arkansas State football
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