Players and coach Rod Carey visit children at Baptist Children Hospital
2012: Redshirted as a true freshman. Earned Defensive Scout Team Player of the Week honors against UT Martin (9-8).
High School: Garnered honorable mention all-state honors following his senior season. Posted 55 tackles and four sacks in 2011 to earn all-conference, all-city and special mention all-area honors. Helped lead the Greyhounds to the Class 6A quarterfinals. Ranked No. 28 in the Rivals.com Illinois Postseason Top 30. Named to the all-conference and all-city teams after registering 40 tackles as a junior. Invited to the U.S. Army All-American Bowl Combine in San Antonio, Texas in 2010. Named to the ESPNChicago.com Defensive Player of the Year Watchlist before his senior year. Ranked as the 40th-best prospect in Illinois by ESPN.
Personal: Born June 26, 1993, in Chicago, Ill. Son of Sheila Jones. Plans to major in psychology. Admires Ray Lewis and James Harrison.