Skyhawk Football | Keith Jones
|Height/Weight||6-1 - 300 lbs.|
2015: Played in all 11 games while notching 10 starts on the defensive line…Tallied 22 tackles on the season while notching three tackles for loss for 13 yards…His best individual performance came against No. 1 Jacksonville State (Oct. 10) where he notched five tackles…Notched 1.5 sacks for eight yards of loss…Posted three quarterback hurries and one pass breakup.
2014: Earned playing time in all 12 games, logging 11 starts on the defensive line…Tallied 26 tackles, two tackles for loss, 0.5 sacks, an interception and three quarterback hurries…Was named the Tennessee Sports Writers Association Defensive Player of the Week and College Football Performance Awards honorable mention Defensive Lineman of the Week on Oct. 21 after taking an interception back 42 yards for a touchdown in the win at Tennessee State on Oct. 18…Made at least one tackle in every game, including a career-best six stops against Cumberland on Sept. 11.
2013: Played in all 12 games, starting in five of the last six contests of the season…Had seven multi-tackle performances, recording a career-best five tackles against both Tennessee State (Oct. 19) and Eastern Illinois (Nov. 23)…Had a tackle for loss in the season-opening victory at Chattanooga on Aug. 29.
BEFORE UTM: Attended McCleur North High School, where he was a first team all-state, first team all-metro and Suburban North Conference selection in 2011…Was also named Lineman of the Year and played in the St. Louis High School Football All-State Classic…Also played basketball and was on the track and field team at MNHS.
PERSONAL: Born on Jan. 26, 1994…Son of Keith Jones and Sharon Davis…Majoring in computer science.