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James Jones
James Jones

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Houston, TX

Last College:
Kilgore JC

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 176

Position:
DB

04/12/2014

Green & White Game Highlights

FB: 2014 Spring Game - Green & White Game Highlights

01/07/2014

2014 Bowl Champions

FB: Heart of Dallas Bowl - 2014 Bowl Champions

12/30/2013

Final Practice & Top Golf

FB: Heart Of Dallas Bowl - Final Practice & Top Golf

12/29/2013

Episode 13

FB: Beyond The Green - Episode 13

12/28/2013

Welcome Dinner & Gift Suite

FB: Heart Of Dallas Bowl - Welcome Dinner & Gift Suite

2014:
• Ranked among the conference leaders in interceptions, passes defended, total tackles and fumbles recovered in his senior season
• Led NT with three interceptions and nine pass breakups and was second in total tackles with 59 in 2014
• Had nine total tackles and a pass breakup vs. FAU
• Had four tackles and three pass breakups in Rice game
• Led North Texas with six total tackles, two solo and four assisted, and broke up one pass against SMU
• Recovered a fumbled snap in the Texas endzone for a North Texas defensive touchdown
• Recovered another fumble vs. UTEP
• Picked off two passes against Nicholls, including a 33-yard interception return for a touchdown

2013:

• Made 10 straight starts to end the year and played in all 13 games
• Recorded 67 tackles, 2.5 tackles for loss, 2.0 sacks and one interception
• Was the second-leading tackler in the Heart of Dallas Bowl win over UNLV with eight tackles
• Had a sack against UNLV, forced a fumble and had 2 PBU's in the bowl victory
• Had two forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries and five PBU's
• Had an interception at Southern Miss
• Made a career-high seven tackles on three different occasions
• Had forced fumbles against MTSU and Ball State, with fumble recoveries against Tulane and La Tech
• Second-leading kickoff return man, averaging 19 yards a return
• Had a season-long kickoff return of 29 at Ohio

Junior College:
• Was a NJCAA All-American honorable mention
• Was a first-team All-Southwest Junior College football conference selection in 2012 after finishing with 69 tackles, 5.5 tackles for a loss and three interceptions
• In the Brazos Valley Bowl, Jones had a 75-yard punt return for a touchdown and had two punt returns for a touchdown during the year
• In his first season at Kilgore, Jones had 71 tackles, three tackles for a loss, one sack, one interception, one fumble recovery and one forced fumble

High School:
• Was a standout quarterback for Aldine Eisenhower
• Was the District 18-5A Most Valuable Player and named the Northwest Houston Player of the Year as a senior
• Was a two-time first-team all-district player
• Rushed for 1,295 yards and 23 touchdowns as a senior and had 786 yards and 10 touchdowns as a junior

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