Fourth-year junior, moved to cornerback from wide receiver during
2012 spring... Spent first three seasons as receiver and kick returner... Ran
4.46 in 40-yard dash... Broad jump measured at 10 feet, 7.5 inches.
2011 (Sophomore): Played in nine of 13 games as sophomore (missed
final four games due to injury), seeing action at wide reciever and on
special teams... Saw action at receiver in six of nine games played...
Second on team with 12 kick returns and averaged 20.1 yards per return...
Had team season-long 55-yard kickoff return in season-opening win over
No. 14 TCU, one of five total returns in game that netted 122 yards... Also
had two tackles (one solo) in win over TCU... Recorded one reception on
season for 21 yards in win over Rice in third game.
2010 (Redshirt Freshman): Played all 13 games as redshirt freshman,
on special teams and backup receiver to earn first collegiate letter... Saw
action at receiver in 10 games, played only special teams in three... Made
two catches on season totaling 26 yards, also had four kickoff returns for
73 yards (18.2 average)... Made collegiate debut in season-opening win
over Sam Houston State, did not record stat... First career touch vs. Texas
Tech in sixth game, returned kickoff 12 yards... Made first career catch
(14 yards) in win at Colorado in seventh game... Had season-high three
kick returns for 61 yards (long 22) vs. No. 19 Oklahoma State in 10th
game... Had 12-yard reception vs. No. 23 Texas A&M in 11th game.
2009 (True Freshman): Sat out first season at Baylor and participated
on practice squad, redshirted to retain eligibility.
High School: Top 100 national recruit starred at Marshall (Texas) High
School... All-purpose player at MHS under head coach Thedrick Harris
(played quarterback, wide receiver and cornerback as senior)... Rated No.
77 recruit nationally on ESPN 150 list by ESPN.com, fifth-ranked "athlete"
nationally... National position ranking among "athletes": No. 5 by
ESPN.com, No. 30 by Rivals.com and No. 30 by Scout.com... No. 62 recruit
in Texas according to Superprep/Scout.com... Ranked No. 62 on
Rivals.com's Texas 100, fourth-rated "athlete"... Fort Worth Star-Telegram
State Top 100 recruit... Named to Lubbock Avalanche-Journal State Top 100
recruiting list... Waco Tribune-Herald Top 100 selection... Earned 2008
first-team All-District 13-4A honors as kick returner and second-team
honors as quarterback as senior... Named to Longview News-Journal All-
East Texas first-team as utility player... Ran for 784 yards and seven
touchdowns on 88 carries, threw for 354 yards and two TDs (27-58) and
caught 11 passes for 100 yards as senior... Helped Marshall to 7-5 record
and DII regional semifinals as junior in 2007... Named 2007 District 12-4A
Offensive MVP... Rushed for 632 yards on 100 carries (6.3 average) and
five touchdowns and threw for 633 yards and six touchdowns as junior...
Earned 2006 second-team All-District 12-4A recognition as sophomore
receiver... Ran for 452 yards and two TDs on 37 carries (12.2 average) and
caught 19 passes for 437 yards and three touchdowns in 2006... 2009 Class
4A state champion in long jump (23-4 1/2)... Also finished fifth in state
100 meters (10.77).
Personal: Son of Doris Jones... Full name is Leondray Darius Jones...
Born Oct. 22, 1990, in Marshall, Texas... Majoring in general studies.