92   Mario Jones
Mario Jones

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Chicago, IL

High School:
Hubbard

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 270

Position:
DT

Experience:
1L


08/06/2014

Huskies Start Hitting in Practice No. 5

Players got their first taste of full contact this fall

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

08/18/2014

SIGHTS & SOUNDS: NIU Football Releases New Uniforms

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.

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

2013
• Appeared in 13 games and started one as a redshirt freshman.
• Totaled 13 tackles, seven solo stops.
• Started his first career game at Iowa (8-31) and made his first two career tackles.
• Recorded three tackles and accounted for one-and-a-half sacks at Idaho (9-14).

2012
• Redshirted.
• 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.
• 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.

JONES' CAREER GAME HIGHS

Tackles:3, at Idaho, 9-14-13
Sacks:1.5, at Idaho, 9-14-13

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