Mike Davis announced on Dec. 8 that Mike Jones would return to the hardwood to compete for the Blazers' basketball team.Jones played on the Blazers' hoops squad during the 2008-09 campaign.This past year on the gridiron (2010), Jones was voted honorable mention all-conference after stepping into a starting role in his final season. Jones finished the 2010 season with 38 receptions for 531 yards and a team-leading seven touchdowns.
2008-09 Season (Sophomore Year)
Added to roster in mid-December to help with depth on bench ... made13 appearances during the season ... connected on 7-of-13 shots from the floor and 4-of-8 from beyond the arc ... averaged 1.5 points and 0.3 rebounds in 4.0 minutes per contest ...awide receiver for the UAB football team, Jones finished the 2008 season with 11 catches for 109 yards and a touchdown
A talented two-sport star at Hunters Lane High School ... one of team's top players as he average 14.0 ppg and led squad to a No. 5 final ranking in the state of Tennessee in 2006 ... was recruited out of high school to play basketball by several schools before ultimately choosing to play football at UAB.
Born Sept. 23, 1987 at Nashville, Tenn. ... mother is Tara Jones ... major is IDM-Sport and Health in Society.