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  Blake Jones

Blake Jones

Player Profile

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Mechanicsvilla, Va.

High School:
Hanover

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 225

Position:
LB

2012: Saw action in 12 games, seeing most of his action on special teams... Made one solo tackle during Ohio's 24-14 win at Penn State on Sept. 1... Tallied a pair of tackles, including a sack in the Bobcats' home-opening win against New Mexico State (Sept. 8)... Made one stop against Buffalo (Oct. 6)... Recorded one tackle against Bowling Green... Played in the Bobcats' 45-14 Independence Bowl win over Louisiana-Monroe (Dec. 28).

2011: Played 13 games during the 2011 season ... Made five tackles, three of which were unassisted ... Registered one sack for a five-yard loss at Bowling Green on Nov. 16 ... Made a season-high three tackles against Miami on Nov. 22.

2010: Redshirted.

Prior to Ohio: Played linebacker and defensive end in high school ... First-team Associated Press All-Virginia, first-team Virginia High School Coaches Association, first-team All-Metro, first-team all-region and first team all-district as a senior ... Had 108 tackles, including 38 tackles for loss, eight sacks, five forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries and eight passes defended as a senior ... Posted career numbers of 234 tackles, 108 tackles for loss, 29 sacks, 12 forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries and eight passes defended ... Led team to a berth in the state semifinals as a sophomore and senior ... Set school records in single-game tackles (21) and sacks (4) ... Lettered in baseball three years, baseball twice and wrestling once.

Personal: Major is undecided ... Is the son of Bobby and Leanne Jones ... Born July 3, 1991 ... Has one brother, James ... Mother Leanne played tennis at South Carolina ... Father played ECHL hockey ... Uncle Jeff played minor league baseball within the Red Sox and Braves organizations.

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