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#45 Deion Jones
Position: Linebacker
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 208 lbs.
Class: Junior
Experience: 2 Letters
City/State: New Orleans, La.
High School: Jesuit HS
Major: Sport Administration
Born: 11/04/1994
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Deion Jones Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 07/11/2013

Hard-hitting linebacker who will challenge for a starting role in 2013 … Made a name for himself as a true freshman in 2012 with devastating tackles on kickoff coverage … Good quickness and instincts … Still learning the college game … Can actually player inside or outside linebacker … Has the perfect body-type for a linebacker in the John Chavis defense –tall and rangy with toughness and good speed … Quick enough to make plays even though he may be out of position … Good vision … Played in 13 games with no starts as a true freshman last year.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2012)
Saw action in 13 games with no starts ... Made an impact on kickoff coverage with hard-hitting tackles and devastating hits … Finished year with 23 tackles, most of which came on special teams … Had 3.0 tackles for 12 yards in losses and recovered a fumble … Added three quarterback hurries … Recovered fumble on punt coverage against Ole Miss that gave LSU the ball at the Rebel 18-yard line (resulted in field goal) … Added a pair of tackles vs. the Rebels … Had three tackles in wins over Arkansas and Texas A&M … Added a tackle for a 4-yard loss in the second quarter vs. the Aggies … Had two tackles in eight games, including Chick-fil-A Bowl vs. Clemson … Opened LSU career with pair of tackles, including one for a 7-yard loss in win over North Texas in the season-opener … Had a tackle for a 1-yard loss in win over Auburn.

HIGH SCHOOL
A top linebacker prospect from New Orleans … Displayed tremendous awareness and an ability to make tackles from sideline to sideline … Led Jesuit to one of the best seasons in school history as a senior, finishing 12-1 and reaching the quarterfinals of the 5A playoffs … Named LSWA Class 5A Outstanding Defensive Player and first-team All-State in 2011 after posting 179 tackles, eight sacks, five forced fumbles, three interceptions and three fumble recoveries … A member of the ESPN All-Louisiana Football Team … Ranked No. 129 in the 2012 Final Southeast Top 150 … Named the New Orleans 5A Catholic League Defensive Player of the Year in 2011 … Named to the New Orleans Times-Picayune 2012 Blue Chip list … Listed on the 2011 Jackson Clarion Herald Elite Football Team … Earned the New Orleans Times-Picayune Metro Defensive Player of the Year award … Rated as Louisiana’s No. 4 prospect by SuperPrep, No. 8 by 247sports.com, and No. 14 in the state by Rivals.com … ESPN.com rates him as the nation’s No. 24 outside linebacker while Rivals.com rates him at No. 31 … Coached by Wayde Keiser.

PERSONAL
Born Nov. 4, 1994 in New Orleans, La. … Parents are Cal and Tahonas Jones … Nicknamed “Debo” … Has a sister, Cassidy.

CAREER HIGHS 
Total tackles: 3, twice (Last: at Arkansas, 2012; First: at Texas A&M, 2012)
Tackles for loss: 1.0, three times (Last: at Texas A&M, 2012; First: vs. North Texas, 2012)

ALEXANDER'S CAREER DEFENSIVE STATS

Year
G-GS
UT
AT
TT
TFL
Sacks

PBU

QBH

INT

FF

FR
2012

13-0

8

15

23

3.0-12

0-0

0

0

0-0

0

1-0

2013  

 

   

 

 

       

 

Totals

13-0
8
15
23
3.0-12
0-0

0

0

0-0

0

1-0
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