- Santonio Jones
Santonio  Jones


Heidelberg, Miss.

Last College:
Jones County JC

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 220



Expected to compete for playing time in 2012 as he begins his second season at UAB.

2011: Did not see any action for the Blazers in first season at UAB.

Jones County Junior College: Played two seasons at Jones County ... as a sophomore in 2010, Jones was a starter and led team in tackles with 68 stops, including 45 solo hits ... registered four tackles as a freshman in 2009, including one sack ... attended same junior college as former Blazers Jamie Bender and D.A. Autry.

High School: Attended Heidelberg High School ... played on both sides of the ball at Heidelberg, seeing action at linebacker and at running back ... registered 104 tackles as a senior ... posted eight games as a senior with double figure tackles ... had 19 tackles in one game against Southeast Lauderdale ... named to WDAM-TV All-Area Team in 2008 as an outside linebacker.

Personal: Born Oct. 30, 1990 in Laurel, Miss. ... son of Amelita Jones ... major is sociology.