2017 NFL Draft

Perry Jones, RB

School: Virginia  |  Conference: ACC
College Experience: Senior  |  Hometown: Chesapeake, VA
Height/Weight: 5-8 / 192 lbs.
Projected Ranking
OverallPositionProj. Rnd.
Career Notes
Finished career No. 9 all-time at UVa with 3,722 all-purpose yards ... finished No. 17 at UVa with 2,033 career rushing yards ... finishes No. 5 all-time at UVa with 129 career receptions ... became the fourth player in UVa history and 12th in ACC history to reach 1,000 career rushing and receiving yards ... ended career with 29-straight starts and 36 starts over a 37 game span ... only start missed between 2010 and 2012 was the 2010 Miami game.
2012 Season
One of UVa's four team captains...One of 11 Cavaliers to start all 12 games ...led UVa with 52 yards rushing and added a TD against Richmond ... caught four passes against Penn State ... caught two passes at Georgia Tech ... threw his second career TD pass on an option play to Tim Smith against Louisiana Tech ... had a career-high 100 receiving yards against Louisiana Tech ... rushed for 82 yards against Louisiana Tech ... was the 17th Cavalier to join the 2,000 yard career rushing club with 50 rushing yards vs. North Carolina.
2011 Season
Started all 13 games ... became the 40th Cavalier to amass 1,000 career rushing yards with his 110 yard performance against Idaho ... threw first career TD pass to Tim Smith at Miami ... also caught a career-long 78 TD pass from Rocco against the `Canes ... 149 yards against Georgia Tech were a career high ... led the team with 1346 all-purpose yards ... rushed for TDs vs. Duke, at Maryland, at Indiana and against Idaho ... broke runs of 20-yards or more in six games this season (IU, SM, ID, GT, UM, MD) ... caught seven passes for 90 yards against Auburn in the Chick-fil-A Bowl.
2010 Season
Started 11 of the 12 games he appeared in ... earned second letter ... made first collegiate start in season opener against Richmond ... his 38-yard rush on UVa's first offensive play from scrimmage in 2010 against Richmond was longer than any rush by Virginia in 2009 and eclipsed his career mark of nine yards entering the season ... rushed for a career-high 89 yards at Duke ... also rushed for 73 yarda against Richmond and 77 at USC ... recorded first career TD on a 10-yard reception from Marc Verica at Duke ... tallied first career rushing TD on a one-yard scamper at Boston College ... second on the team with 646 rushing yards ... tied Keith Payne for team lead of 4.7 yards per rush average ... No. 3 on the team with 31 receptions ... led the team with 1,106 all-purpose yards ... returned six punts for 45 yards ... returned 12 kickoffs for 191 yards.
2009 Season
Appeared in 11 games for the Cavaliers ... made first game appearance vs. TCU ... earned his first letter ... saw time on 180 specials teams plays ... lined up on offense in UVa's final three games ... rushed nine times for nine yards ... rushed a season-high five times at Clemson ... ranked second on the team in kick return yardage with a total of 241 yards ... notched 11 tackles of special teams, three of the solo variety ... selected by the UVa coaches as the special teams player of the game against Southern Miss ... selected by the UVa coaches as the scout team player of the game against North Carolina.
High School
Hard-hitting defensive standout and dynamic offensive threat for coach Richard Morgan at Oscar Smith HS ... 2 stars by Rivals and Scout ... Scout's No. 111 safety in the country ... listed as the No. 143 athlete by ESPN ... No. 22 player in Virginia by TheSabre.com, 24th by SuperPrep and No. 32 by the Roanoke Times ... All-Southern and player of the year in Virginia by the Orlando Sentinel ... finished as the school's all-time leading tackler with 343 ... also holds the school record with 54 career touchdowns ... two-time first-team all-state linebacker ... two-time all-Tidewater by the Virginian-Pilot ... two-time district defensive player of the year ... named the Group AAA Player of the Year by The Associated Press as a senior after leading his team to the state championship ... first-team all-region at linebacker and running back ... Virginian-Pilot area player of the year ... rushed for 1,831 yards and a school-record 30 touchdowns, including 949 yards and 10 scores in five playoff games ... made 119 tackles, including 28 for loss, and 10 sacks while intercepting four passes ... led the team with a school-record 141 tackles as a junior ... had 26 tackles for loss and 11 sacks ... intercepted five passes, including one for a touchdown.

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