Eli  Jones

85Eli Jones


Salem, Mo.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 185



(Full name: Jonathan Eli Jones) ... A rash of injuries to the Vol receiving corps gave Eli a chance to show the Vol coaching staff his abilities during spring practice ... A fifth-year senior Jones saw action in two games last season and hopes to push for playing time during fall camp ... A two-time Academic All-SEC selection, Jones graduated last May with a biological sciences degree ... Coach Washington?s evaluation: ?Eli is a great kid. He loves the game of football and loves the University of Tennessee.?... Born: Oct. 14, 1978.

HONORS - 2000 Academic All-SEC; 1999 Academic All-SEC.

2000 - Games/Started: 2/0...Academic All-SEC ... Listed as a wide receiver, he saw action in fourth quarter of Louisiana-Monroe and Kentucky games ...

1999 - Games/Started: 0/0 ...Academic All-SEC ...

1998 - Games/Started: 0/0 ...

1997 - Redshirted ...

HIGH SCHOOL - Jones earned all-state honors as a senior and was a three-time all-conference pick at Salem High ... A versatile peformer, Eli played cornerback, quarterback and handled kicking duties ... Three-time all-district pick in track and a soccer standout, leading his Select team to a state title ... Coach at Salem High School: Bob Schuchardt.



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