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Lenoy Jones Jr. 32
 

Lenoy  Jones Jr.

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Waco, Texas

High School:
Midway HS

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 220

Position:
LB

Experience:
1L

11/17/2016

Football Puts 15 on Academic All-Big 12 Team

Bears have had at least eight honorees every year since 2004.

Third-year sophomore linebacker ... Listed as starter at strongside linebacker on preseason depth chart ... Played in 13 games with one start in 2016 ... 2016 Academic All-Big 12 second team ... Sat out 2015 as redshirt ... Local product from nearby Midway High School ... Father, Lenoy Sr., played in NFL (Oilers and Browns).

2016 (Redshirt Freshman): Played in all 13 games with one start at linebacker ... Academic All-Big 12 second team ... Made one tackle vs. Boise State ... Started for first time, had career-high six tackles, two tackles-for-loss and one sack vs. Kansas State ... Posted one tackle at No. 9 Oklahoma ... Had one tackle vs. TCU ... Notched career-high six tackles with 1.5 TFLs and first forced fumble vs. Kansas ... Registered one tackle vs. Oklahoma State ... Made two tackles vs. SMU ... Had two tackles vs. Northwestern State in season-opener ... Played but did not record stats at Rice, Iowa State, Texas, vs. Texas Tech and at No. 13 West Virginia ... Selected to Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll spring 2017.

2015 (True Freshman): Sat out first season at Baylor and participated on practice squad ... Redshirted to retain eligibility ... Dressed for one of 13 games, but did not see any game action.

High School: All-state linebacker from nearby Midway High School in Hewitt, Texas ... Played under head coach Terry Gambill at MHS ... National position ranking among linebacker prospects: 59th by ESPN, 78th by 247Sports and 88th by Scout ... Named 2014 District 12-6A Defensive MVP and unanimous first team after leading Midway to 12-1 record and to 6A DII regional semifinals as senior ... Totaled 154 tackles, 10 for loss, nine QB hurries, three forced fumbles, two fumbles recovered, two PBUs and one sack, earned first-team 2014 Super Centex honors from Waco Tribune-Herald ... Earned 2013 Class 5A All-State honorable mention as junior, helped MHS to 9-3 record and to 5A DII area finals ... Totaled 162 tackles (10 for loss), three sacks and four PBUs, named to 2013 All-District 8-5A second team ... Made 61 tackles as sophomore on varsity for 2012 Midway team that finished 13-1 and in 5A DII state quarterfinals ... Teammate at MHS of fellow Baylor Bears Pooh Stricklin and Jamie Jacobs.

Personal: Son of Lenoy and Lajuana Jones ... Father is defensive line coach at MHS, played football at TCU and in NFL for Houston Oilers and Cleveland Browns ... Majoring in health, kinesiology and leisure studies.

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