Football



92  Anthony Jones Jr.
Anthony Jones Jr.

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Lithonia, Ga.

High School:
Columbia

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 262

Position:
Defensive End


UW This Season: Anthony Jones missed all of spring drills in 2004 due to offseason ankle surgery to repair a fracture and dislocation of his right ankle. His effectiveness for his senior year won't be known until it is seen how his ankle responds in fall camp.

2003: Jones played in all 12 games for the Pokes, and started two at defensive end -- versus Kansas and in the season finale versus UNLV. He was credited with 14 total tackles -- nine solo tackles and five assists. Jones also broke up one opponent pass attempt. Against Kansas, Jones recorded a season best five tackles -- three of them solo tackles. He had two tackles in four other games, and made one tackle at Air Force.

2002: Jones played in all 12 games for the Cowboys recording five tackles, three solos and two assists. He also had one tackle for loss, and he forced a fumble against Colorado State.

2001: Jones played in backup role behind veterans Tim Glynn and Jon Aimone. He did get to see some time on the field toward the end of the season. Played in the final three games of the season. Earned his first varsity letter award.

2000: Redshirted.

High School: Jones was named as one of Georgia's Top 25 two-way players his senior season, and was also named to Georgia's Super 25. He was a two-year starter as a defensive end and offensive tackle. Jones also played on the basketball team for three seasons at Columbia High School in Decatur, Ga., and competed in the long jump and triple jump on the track team. He earned Second Team All-Region honors in football and was his team's captain. In basketball, Jones was named to the Nike All-Metro team, earned All-Region honors and was his team's captain. An outstanding student, Jones was an honor roll student and was a member of the International Club at his high school. Coached in high school by Dave Edwards. He was also recruited by Auburn and Memphis.

Personal: Born Aug. 19, 1982, he is the son of Elizabeth McKinnis and Anthony Jones. Majoring in communication.

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