After redshirt season as a true freshman during 2006 season, Jones has seen primarily reserve duty the past three seasons as he enters senior season ... had outstanding spring drills in April ... in the spring game, he caught a team-high six passes for 92 yards with a pair of touchdowns ... listed No. 2 on depth chart at "Z" WR entering fall practice ... played on UAB basketball team in 2008-09, enlisted during the month of December to provide additional depth to roster.
2009: Saw action in 11-of-12 games during the season ... finished year with five receptions for 85 yards (17.0 average) ... had single-reception games against five different opponents (Texas A&M, Southern Miss, Florida Atlantic, Memphis and East Carolina) ... had a career-long reception of 39 yards in victory at Memphis.
2008: Saw action in all 12 games during season, starting the first three ... completed season with 11 receptions for 109 yards with one touchdown ... recorded two catches against Tulsa, Florida Atlantic, Memphis and Southern Miss ... best game came against Memphis as he had two receptions for 35 yards with one touchdown (16-yarder from QB Joe Webb).
2007: Played in 12 games during season with three starts ... sixth on team in receptions with 15 catches ... had 122 yards in receptions ... caught season-best five passes at Tulsa and at Memphis ... also caught a pair of passes in season finale at Marshall.
2006: Did not see any action and was redshirted.
HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Hunters Lane High School ... was standout receiver and defensive back for coach Richard Campbell ... caught 46 passes for 879 yards and nine touchdowns in 2005 ... led midstate area of Tennessee in receiving yards as a senior ... named first-team All-State by the Tennessee Sports Writers Association and first team all-midstate by The Nashville Tennessean ... also a standout basketball player for Hunters Lane, which was ranked No. 5 in the state of Tennessee at one time ... averaged close to 14 points per game on the hardwood.
PERSONAL: Born Sept. 23, 1987 at Nashville, Tenn. ... mother is Tara Jones ... major is IDM-Sport and Health in Society.