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 Jacoby Jones 25
Jacoby Jones
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Bangs, Texas

High School:
Bangs

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 225

Position:
RB

Experience:
2L

11/18/2006

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Baylor Football vs. Oklahoma - 11/18/2006

09/09/2006

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Baylor vs. Northwestern State - 09/09/2006

2007: The Bears' third-leading rusher averaged 27.4 yards per game as a junior in seven games with two starts ... Also caught seven passes for 63 yards and one touchdown ... Totaled five or more totes five times and registered three multi-catch performances ... In first career start, posted career-highs in rushes (21), rushing yards (83), receptions (six) and receiving yards (36) while totaling a career-best 119 all-purpose yards vs. Texas Tech ... Also started in backfield at No. 4 Oklahoma ... Rushed six times for team-high 28 yards at Kansas State and caught two passes for five yards ... Lone reception vs. Texas State was 10-yard touchdown grab ... Rushed eight times for 26 yards vs. Rice and carried seven times for 19 yards at No. 22 TCU ... Missed two games (at Buffalo, at Texas A&M) due to injury ... 116 of 203 snaps came over final four games, including career-best 59 plays against Texas Tech ... Fall and spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll member ... Earned second varsity letter.

2006: Appeared in four games as a sophomore and caught four passes for 53 yards and one touchdown, but did not record a rushing attempt ... Averaged 13.2 yards per reception ... In season finale against No. 16 Oklahoma, registered two receptions for 29 yards ... Caught a nine-yard touchdown pass from Shawn Bell at No. 6 Texas for his first Baylor score ... Against Northwestern State in first appearance of season, recorded first career reception, a career-long 15-yard grab ... Named to the fall and spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll ... Played 24 snaps to receive first Baylor letter.

2005: Saw action in two games as a redshirt freshman -- Samford and No. 2 Texas, and finished as Bears' No. 3 rusher with 57 yards on 12 carries, an average of 4.8 yards per rush ... In collegiate debut vs. Samford, rushed nine times for team-high 48 yards with a long run of 17 ... Five of 12 rushes on season went for five or more yards ... Played 23 snaps.

2004: Sat out his freshman year as a redshirt ... Named to fall Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.

High School: Bangs High School, Bangs, Texas ... Earned first-team Class 2A all-state honors from the Texas Sports Writers Association and second-team recognition from Associated Press ... Texas Football 2003 Class 2A Player of the Year finalist ... Two-time All-West Texas and All-Big Country Most Valuable Offensive Player, three-time district offensive MVP ... Waco Tribune-Herald Top 100 selection ... Ranked one of Texas' top 20 prep running backs in 2003 by Texas Football and was rated No. 28 overall by Lone Star 100 ... Also a member of Texas Football's Top 300 ... As a senior, rushed 370 times for 3,459 yards and 45 touchdowns for the 11-5 Class 2A Division I runner-up Dragons ... Rushed for at least 100 yards in every game in final prep season ... The three-year starter, was one of the state's most prolific ground-gainers ever and finished career with 807 carries, 7,889 yards and 101 touchdowns ... Had 41 career 100-yard rushing games, which ranked as the second-best all-time mark in Texas schoolboy history at end of prep career ... Rushed for 1,500 yards in playoff games throughout career ... Second-team all-state selection as a junior after rushing for 2,467 yards and 29 touchdowns in leading the Dragons to a 13-2 record and a runner-up finish in the Class 2A Division I playoffs ... Also played basketball and ran track ... Earned district MVP honors in basketball as a junior ... Selected Baylor over Kansas, UTEP and New Mexico State ... Coached by Bo Robinson at the District 9-2A school.

Personal: The son of Mae Jones and the late John Jones Jr., Jacoby Keith Jones was born Dec. 26, 1985, in Brenham, Texas ... General studies major.

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