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Evan Jones
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Evan  Jones

Hometown:
West Lafayette, Ohio

High School:
Ridgewood

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 251

Position:
DE

Experience:
3L

12/11/2016

2016 Spartan Football Award Winners Announced

R.J. Shelton named Most Valuable Player by his teammates.

12/07/2016

Program-Record 22 Spartan Football Players Earn Academic All-Big Ten Honors

Matt Macksood, Tyler O'Connor and Josiah Price garner Academic All-Big Ten accolades for the fourth time.

08/08/2016

Football Media Day: Defense & Special Teams

08/04/2016

2016 Season Outlook

Position-by-position breakdown of the Spartans entering preseason camp.

07/06/2016

Seventy-Eight Spartans Named Big Ten Distinguished Scholars

Letterwinners earned minimum grade point average of 3.7 for the 2015-16 academic year.

10/18/2014

Michigan State 56- Indiana 17

10/11/2014

Michigan State 45 - Purdue 31

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) - Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio likes his team's resilience. Now it's time to develop a knockout punch. Connor Cook threw three touchdown passes and Nick Hill ran for two scores Saturday, but No. 8 Michigan State still needed a late interception return for a touchdown to hold on 45-31 at Purdue

09/27/2014

Michigan State 56 - Wyoming 14

12/29/2013

Michigan State Media Day

12/08/2013

Michigan State 34 - Ohio State 24

09/17/2016

Michigan State vs. Notre Dame

Sept. 17, 2016

10/25/2014

Football vs. Michigan

Football versus the Michigan Wolverines on October 25, 2014.

Bio (PDF) | Game-by-Game Statistics: 2015 | 2016

CAREER NOTES: Three-year letterwinner had 23 tackles in 33 career games.

2016 SEASON (SENIOR): Started five games at defensive end and played in eight, missing four games (Maryland, Michigan, Illinois, Rutgers) with an injury . . . finished with a career-high 15 tackles, including a 5-yard sack . . . Academic All-Big Ten selection . . . named defensive recipient of the MSU President's Award (senior lineman/back: perseverance) . . . recorded four stops vs. BYU . . . logged career high with five stops at Indiana, also adding first career pass break-up, to lead the defensive line with 11 production points . . . posted four tackles vs. No. 11 Wisconsin . . . made his first career start in Furman game, logging two tackles and registering his first career sack.

2015 SEASON (JUNIOR): Recorded seven tackles in 13 games of action . . . tallied two stops vs. Penn State, including a half tackle for loss . . . had a career-high three tackles vs. Air Force . . . named a Big Ten Distinguished Scholar.

2014 SEASON (SOPHOMORE): Earned his first letter after playing in 12 games, primarily on special teams . . . recorded an assisted tackle in his collegiate debut against Jacksonville State.

2013 SEASON (RED-SHIRT FRESHMAN): Did not see game action . . . made the transition from tight end to defensive end during the season . . . named Scout Team Defensive Player of the Week twice (vs. Northwestern and Youngstown State).

2012 SEASON: Redshirted.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Ranked among the nation's top tight ends by 247Sports.com (No. 19) and Scout.com (No. 31) . . . named to SuperPrep's and PrepStar's All-Midwest Teams . . . three-year starter at tight end and defensive end for Coach John Slusser at Ridgewood High School in West Lafayette, Ohio . . . helped the Generals to a combined record of 31-4 over his last three seasons while averaging 259.0 rushing yards and 35.4 points per game . . . played every offensive snap at tight end over his last three years . . . three-time All-Inter Valley Conference selection (first team, 2010-11; second team, 2009) . . . first-team All-Ohio (Division V) choice by The Associated Press as a senior . . . had a career-best 16 receptions for 159 yards (9.1 avg.) and two touchdowns in 2011 . . . recorded 38 tackles as a senior, with 12 for losses including three sacks . . . posted seven tackles, including two sacks, vs. Lucasville Valley in the 2011 playoffs . . . named to AP Eastern All-District First Team as a defensive lineman as a junior . . . set career highs for tackles (59), tackles for loss (20) and sacks (6) in 2010 . . . also caught 10 passes for 93 yards (9.3 avg.) and two scores as a junior . . . earned AP Eastern All-District second-team honors as a defensive lineman in 2009 . . . made 47 stops as a sophomore, with 2.5 for losses including 1.5 sacks . . . had five catches for 75 yards (15.0 avg.) in 2009 . . . had 31 career receptions for 327 yards (10.2 avg.) and four TDs . . . his career totals also included 144 tackles, with 34.5 for losses including 10.5 sacks . . . son of Troy Jones; Amy and Dan McQuiston . . . born July 10, 1993 . . . majoring in media and information.

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JONES' CAREER STATS

TACKLES G UA A Total TFL-Yds PD FF FR Blkd 2012................ 0 0 0 0 0.0-0 0 0 0 0 2013................ 0 0 0 0 0.0-0 0 0 0 0 2014................ 12 0 1 1 0.0-0 1 0 0 0 2015................ 13 2 5 7 0.5-2 0 0 0 0 2016................ 8 7 8 15 1.0-5 1 0 0 0 TOTAL............... 33 9 14 23 1.5-7 2 0 0 0

SACKS G UA A Total Yds 2012................ 0 0 0 0.0 0 2013................ 0 0 0 0.0 0 2014................ 12 0 0 0.0 0 2015................ 13 0 0 0.0 0 2016................ 8 1 0 1.0 5 TOTAL............... 33 1 0 1.0 5

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