Memphis vs UCF - Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium, Memphis, Tenn. Oct. 20, 2012 - Photos by Lance Murphey
Preseason Photo Shoot. Photos by Joe Murphy.
Photos from the Memphis-UAB football game on Nov. 12, 2011.
Has seen action in 36 games, making 13 career starts ... Through the first three seasons of his career has notched 64 total tackles (27 solo hits and 37 assists) ... Has registered 10.5 tackles for loss (-38 yards) and 5.5 quarterback sacks (-24 yards) ... has also forced a fumble, recovered a fumble and broke up a pass during his career.
Made nine starts while seeing action in all 12 games as a junior ... Finished the year with 35 total tackles (12 solo tackles and 23 assists) including six for loss (-13 yards) and 2.5 quarterback sacks (-9 yards) ... Also had three quarterback hurries during the season ... Began the year by equaling a career high from his freshman season, recording seven tackles including one for loss against UT Martin ... Credited with a half sack, one of three tackles, and broke up a pass against UCF ... Four-tackle effort at Marshall including one for loss and a quarterback hurry ... Helped the Tigers begin their three-game win streak to end the season by equaling a career high with seven tackles against Tulane ... With the Tulane game tied at 13 was credited with back-to-back sacks to force the Green Wave to punt late in the first half ... Teamed with Johnnie Farms for a nine-yard loss on second down and then registered a solo sack to force the Wave to punt ... Lone tackle in the "Battle for the Bones" at UAB came when he was credited for a half sack ... Finished the season with three tackles against Southern Miss.
Played in all 12 games ... Made five total tackles ... Had two solo stops and three assists ... Logged one assisted tackle in each of the first two games vs Mississippi State and Arkansas State ... Registered first solo tackle of season vs Austin Peay ... Posted a solo stop vs Rice ... Logged one assisted hit vs UCF.
One of six true freshmen to make it into the starting lineup ... Played in 10 games and made four starts ... Totaled 24 tackles (13 solo, 11 assists) ... Saw his first collegiate action vs East Carolina ... Posted four tackles against the Pirates ... Logged his first career start vs Middle Tennessee ... Credited with three solo tackles (career high) vs the Blue Raiders ... Two of his tackles vs Middle Tennessee were for lost yardage in the second half, including a sack for minus five yards ... Both TFL forced the Blue Raiders to punt ... Registered a solo tackle vs UTEP, before tying his career best with three stops against Tulsa ... Logged single stops against Southern Miss and Houston ... Recovered a fumble on the Memphis 23 late in the third quarter against Houston (Tigers scored a TD on ensuing drive) ... Had his best game in a reserve role against Marshall ... Posted a career-high seven total tackles, including a sack for minus five yards vs the Thundering Herd ... His sack forced a Marshall fumble that Frank Trotter recovered ... Five of his seven tackles limited Marshall to five or fewer yards ... Started the final two games ... Posted four tackles against UCF, including a sack for a five-yard loss ... Closed out the season tied with Dasmine Cathey and Terrence Thomas for the team lead in sacks with three.
Played for Coach Nathan Cole at Mitchell High School ... Helped the Tigers to a 10-4 record and a Class 5A state semifinal appearance ... Tallied 99 tackles, including 64 solo stops, in 2009 ... Also credited with five sacks in 2009 ... Tallied seven or more tackles in 10 games in 2009 ... Registered a season-high 18 tackles, 14 of which were solo strikes, vs Hillcrest ... Also credited with double-digit stops vs Jackson North Side (11) and Beech (10) ... Recorded two sacks against both Jackson North Side and Melrose ... Snagged an interception against Hamilton and a fumble recovery vs White Station ... Named all-state and all-metro following his senior season ... Participated in the East-West All-Star Game ... Considered a three-star defensive end, according to Rivals.com ... Logged 97 tackles (65 solo) and 10 sacks as a junior ... Registered double-digit tackles vs Christian Brothers (10), Crockett County (16) and Haywood (13) in 2008 ... Credited with three fumble recoveries as a junior (one each vs Hillcrest, Westwood and Haywood) ... Forced a fumble against Christian Brothers and Westwood ... Registered three sacks against Westwood and two vs Hillcrest.
Son of Gloria Jones ... Born Nov. 14, 1991, in Greenwood, Miss. ... Majoring in Criminal Justice.