92   Mario Jones
Mario Jones

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Chicago, IL

High School:
Hubbard

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 275

Position:
DT

Experience:
1L


04/09/2014

Rosters Set for 2014 Huskie Bowl

Game set for April 19 at 3 p.m.

03/17/2014

Huskies Open Spring Football Practice Tuesday

Individual development key to team growth

10/01/2013

NIU Opens MAC Play at Kent State

No. 23 Huskies Back on the Road for MAC Championship Rematch

09/17/2013

NIU Plays Host to Eastern Illinois in Home Opener

Intrastate Foes, High-Powered Offenses, Meet on ESPN3

09/14/2013

HUSKIES PREVAIL AT IDAHO, 45-35

NIU Tallies Nine Quarterback Sacks

10/22/2013

Weekly Football Press Conference: Eastern Michigan

Week 9 football press conference with Head coach Rod Carey and players Perez Ford, Matt Krempel and Dechane Durante.

09/30/2013

Northern Illinois Dominate Purdue, 55-24

Highlights from the Huskies historic 55-24 win over the Boilermakers at Ross-Ade Stadium.

09/01/2013

NIU defeats Iowa, 30-27

NIU rallied for a 30-27 victory over Iowa Saturday.

01/03/2013

Huskies Fall to Seminoles

Highlights from the Huskies historic game

12/30/2012

NIU players visit children at the hospital

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.

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