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      Greg Jones
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Jonesboro, Ark.

High School:
Jonesboro

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 300

Position:
DT

Experience:
2L

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Full name: Gregory Ricardo Jones ... This junior made great strides last year, earning starter's role down stretch ... Made five total starts in 2004 -- first two games of season at left tackle and three of last four games at right tackle ... Coaching staff still looking for consistency and quick play, although they recognize sparks of progress ... Top games were five-tackle efforts against both Fresno State and Kentucky ... Recovered fumbles against Florida and Mississippi State ... Coach Brooks' evaluation: "I think Greg has the ability to get it done. We're looking for him to have a great off-season and be the player he needs to be." ... Born: Oct. 15, 1982.

CAREER
- Games/Started: 24/5 ...

2003
- Games/Started: 13/5 ... Had at least one tackle in all but one contest ... Started five games, including Peach Bowl vs. Clemson ... Tallied five tackles vs. Fresno State in first career starting assignment ... Recorded solo tackle and had important fumble recovery in Vols' victory at Florida ... In start versus Mississippi State, logged PBU as well as his second fumble recovery of season ... Tied season and career high with five tackles at Kentucky ...

2002 - Games/Started: 11/0 ... Saw action in 11 games ... Had 10 tackles on the season including one tackle for a loss.

HIGH SCHOOL - Named All-America by PrepStar, SuperPrep, Max Emfinger and Borderwars.com ... Listed on the Atlanta Journal-Constitution's Super Southern 100 ... SuperPrep listed him as the No. 3 prospect in Arkansas ... Listed on the Atlanta Journal-Constitution's Super Southern 100 ... Two-time class 5A All-State selection ... As a senior recorded 95 tackles, 5 sacks and caused three fumbles ... Named Newcomer of the Year in 1999 by the Jonesboro Sun ... Returned a fumble 50 yards for a touchdown against Sylvan Hills as a junior ... Set school record with 21 tackles against Springdale in a second round playoff game in 2000 ... Started for three seasons on offense and defense ... Averaged eight points and 10 rebounds a game on the basketball team and was named All-State as a center in 2001 ... Threw the discus for the track squad, with a career best of 132 feet ...

DEFENSIVE STATISTICS
TOT
FUM
FUM
Class/Year
UT
AT
HITS
REC
CAU
TFL
PBU
INT
Fr. 2002
4
6
10
0
0
1
0
0
So. 2003
13
20
33
2
0
.5
3
0
TOTALS
17
26
43
2
0
1.5
3
0


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