It seemed like just another team meeting in the McCareins Room at the Yordon Center Saturday, August 16. Take a look at behind the scenes footage of the Huskies unveiling of their new uniforms on August 16, pranking the team before revealing them.
NIU rallied for a 30-27 victory over Iowa Saturday.
2015 • Played in all 14 games with two starts. • Finished sixth on the NIU defense with 56 total tackles, 36 solo. • Had six stops vs. Murray State (9-12). • Recovered his first career fumble in the game at No. 1 Ohio State (9-19). • Tallied five tackles in the victory over Ball State (10-10). • Made the most of his first collegiate start at Miami (10-17), tallying a career-high 13 total tackles with 2.0 tackles for loss and a sack to earn MAC West Defensive Player of the Week. • Started the next week and had 10 tackles vs. Eastern Michigan (10-24). • Made four solo stops with another sack at No. 20 Toledo (11-3). • Had four tackles in the Poinsettia Bowl against Boise State (12-23). • Finished with at least one tackle in 12 games. • Had multiple stops in 11 of those contests.
2014 • Appeared in all 14 games as a reserve linebacker and special teams contributor. • Made 11 tackles on the season, six solo. • Recorded a career-high three stops in his collegiate debut against Presbyterian (8-28) and had three tackles at Western Michigan (11-28). • Teamed up with Sean Folliard to record his first career half-sack at Eastern Michigan (10-25). • Selected to the Academic All-MAC Team.
2013 • Redshirted. • Named Defensive Scout Player of the Week for the Iowa (8-31) and Western Michigan (11-26) games. High School • Registered 90 tackles (60 solo), three interceptions, three forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries during his senior season. • Earned all-area recognition and was named the team's defensive MVP following his senior campaign. • Chosen for the Dade vs. Broward All-Star Game following the 2012 campaign. • Recorded 60 tackles in his junior season with an interception and a fumble recovery. Personal • Born July 23, 1995, in Miramar, Fla. • Son of Robert and Juanita Jones. • Father played football at Miami (Fla.). • Kinesiology major.
JONES' SINGLE GAME CAREER HIGHS Tackles: 13, at Miami, 10-17-15 Sacks: 1.0, twice, last at Toledo, 11-3-15 Tackles For Loss: 2.0, at Miami, 10-17-15 Fumble Recoveries: 1, at Ohio State, 9-19-15