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Antonio Jones 6

Antonio  Jones


Dallas, Texas

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 235



2005 Redshirted
2006 12/3 24 20 44 0.5-0 0.0-0 0/0 1 0-0
2007 8/0 8 14 22 0.5-0 0.0-0 0/0 1 0-0
2008 12/12 29 42 71 5.5-34 3.0-25 1/1 2 0-0
Career 32/15 61 76 137 6.5-34 3.0-25 1/1 4 0-0

Fifth-year senior returning starter at outside linebacker... One of nine returning starters on defense.

2008 (Junior): Starting linebacker in all 12 games as junior in 2008... One of eight Bears to start all 12 games in 2008... Named to Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll in fall 2008... Finished with 71 tackles (29 solo), five tackles for loss, three sacks, two breakups, one hurry, one fumble recovery and one forced fumble on season... Ranked 26th in Big 12 with 5.9 average tackles-per-game... Ranked fourth on team with 71 tackles... Three sacks (-25 yards) tied for second-most on team... Registered three-plus tackles in all 12 games... Had career-high nine tackles (career-best five solo) in season-opener vs. No. 23 Wake Forest... Added first career solo tackle for loss, first career fumble recovery and one hurry vs. Wake Forest... Had eight tackles and one sack in second and third games, wins vs. Northwestern State and Washington State, respectively... Made eight tackles (4 solo), including one for loss, and one pass breakup at Nebraska in eighth game... Totaled eight tackles (4 solo) and one sack at No. 5 Texas.

2007 (Sophomore): As sophomore linebacker, played in eight games for Bears... Produced 22 tackles (eight solos), 0.5 tackles for loss and pass breakup... Missed three games (at Buffalo, vs. Texas Tech, at No. 4 Oklahoma) due to injury and did not play vs. Colorado (coaches decision)... Registered then-career-high tying six tackles (two solos) vs. Rice and had four stops (two solos) vs. No. 19 Texas... Had four multi-tackle games on season... 179 of 208 snaps played came over season's first eight games... Played season-high 49 snaps at No. 22 TCU... Received second Baylor letter.

2006 (Redshirt Freshman): Redshirt freshman started season's first three games at linebacker, but came off bench last nine games... No. 7 on squad in tackles with 44 stops (24 solos) and had 0.5 tackles for loss and one pass breakup... Two or more tackles in 10 of 12 appearances, including then-career-high tying six stops (four solos) at Colorado... Also had six tackles (one solo) vs. Northwestern State... Registered five tackles (three solos) at Texas Tech and at Oklahoma State (all solos, career-high)... Played 362 snaps to garner first Baylor letter.

2005 (True Freshman): Redshirted as true freshman... Named to fall Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.

High School: Lincoln High School, Dallas, Texas... Rated No. 46 on 2004 Dallas Morning News Area Top 100 list... Member of Texas Football's 2004 Texas Top 300... Credited with 156 tackles, including 44 for loss, eight forced fumbles, six fumble recoveries and five sacks en route to spot on The Dallas Morning News 2004 all-area first-team honor squad, district Defensive Player of Year and team MVP honors... First-team 2004 Class 4A all-state by Texas Sports Writers Association and honorable mention Associated Press pick... Helped Tigers to runner-up finish in 2004 Class 4A Division II playoffs and school-record 14 victories... 2005 Coca-Cola All-Star Game participant... As junior, earned all-district honors after totaling 98 tackles, including 25 for loss, six forced fumbles, four fumble recoveries and three interceptions for 10-2 squad which captured bi-district title... Honor student... Played for coach Reginald Samples at District 10-4A school.

Personal: Son of Gary Jones and Felecia Roberson, Antonio Rashad Jones was born May 19, 1987, in Dallas, Texas... Majoring in general studies.

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