In third season at UAB after transferring from Arizona State ... sat out 2002 season following his transfer from Arizona State ... played lesser role last season than as sophomore in 2003, but he is expected to see more action this fall.
2004: Played in eight games as a reserve receiver ... saved easily his best game of the season for last in the Sheraton Hawai'i Bowl as he caught four passes for 64 yards and a touchdown in Honolulu ... his touchdown reception was a 17-yarder from Darrell Hackney late in the fourth quarter vs. Hawai'i.
2003: Made impact early in season for Blazers ... finished year as contributor at wide receiver, quarterback and in return game ... played in all 12 games and started five (Baylor, Troy State, South Carolina, Memphis and TCU) ... finished season with 10 receptions for 174 yards and a touchdown ... was on receiving end of 23-yard touchdown pass from Blazer wide receiver teammate Bradly Chavez in season finale at Houston ... saw significant action at QB position at Houston, rushing for 66 yards on five attempts (13.2 average) ... caught a season-long 63-yard pass from QB Darrell Hackney in game vs. TCU.
2002: Sat out season after transferring to UAB from Arizona State.
2001 (Arizona State): Joined the Sun Devils' program as a true freshman ... was redshirted.
HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Hoover High School in Birmingham ... named Alabama Player of the Year by the Alabama Touchdown Club and The Birmingham News and Birmingham Post-Herald ... also earned Alabama Player-of-the-Year honors by the Monday Morning QB Clubs of Alabama ... chosen as the Metro Player of the Year by The Birmingham News and Birmingham Post-Herald ... first-team Super All-State quarterback ... was tabbed first-team Class 6A all-state QB ... selected All-Southern by Southern Sports Writers ... was the MVP of the state championship game ... set state records for yards passing (343) and touchdown passes (three) in a championship game ... had 13 receptions for 250 yards and two touchdowns as a junior ... led the state in passing with 194 completions on 318 attempts for 3,277 yards ... threw 37 touchdown passes as a senior ... collected 811 yards rushing and 20 rushing touchdowns and 4,088 total yards ... broke Brodie Croyle's state record of 54 total touchdowns with 57 (37 TDs passing, 20 TDs rushing) ... was coached by Rush Propst and John Grass at Hoover.
PERSONAL: Born Nov. 24, 1982 at Atlanta, Ga. ... son of Pamela Jones and Rick Rhodes ... both of his parents are professors ... a history major ... father, Rick, played at Miami, Fla., and his uncle, Tom Rhodes, played basketball at Mercer.