Tremendous athlete who will bring size and speed to the linebacker position … Named by the Louisiana Sports Writers Association to the 4A All-State Team as a junior and senior … Earned a four-star rating from 247sports.com and Scout.com … Earned a three-star rating from Rivals.com and ESPN.com … Listed as a Top 300 All-American and the No. 10 inside linebacker by PrepStar … 247sports ranked him as the No. 171 recruit in the nation … Rated No. 176 in the nation and the eighth-best linebacker prospect by Scout … Recorded 78 tackles and an interception as a junior and followed that with 125 tackles as a senior … Also played quarterback in high school … A member of the Advocate Super Dozen … Coached by Freddie Harrison.
Parents are Vicki and Troy Jones … Born Sept. 28, 1994 … Dad signed as a running back with Texas A&M out of high school and spent two years with the Aggies before finishing his career at McNeese State where he led the Cowboys in punt return and kickoff returns in 1988 and 1989 … His dad returned three punts for touchdowns for McNeese during the 1989 season.