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Bobby Jones
Bobby Jones

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Yankton, S.D.

High School:
Yankton

Last College:
North Dakota State College of Science

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 302

Position:
DT

Birthdate:
03/17/1985

Experience:
RS


Will bid for playing time at defensive tackle in 2005 . . . rated among the Big Ten's Top Newcomers by Rivals.com (No. 5) . . . enrolled at Michigan State on Jan. 10, 2005, for the beginning of the spring semester and participated in spring practice . . . made three tackles in the April 2 scrimmage, including one that resulted in a 3-yard loss . . . JUNIOR COLLEGE, HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: ranked among the nation's top JUCO 50 prospects by Collegefootballnews.com (No. 26) and SuperPrep (No. 44) . . . rated among the top 10 JUCO defensive ends by Scout.com (No. 6) . . . two-year starter for Coach Mike Beagle at North Dakota State College of Science in Wahpeton, N.D. . . . recorded 34 tackles in 2004, with eight for losses including four sacks . . . also credited with 12 quarterback hurries and five pass break-ups as a sophomore . . . honorable mention All-Region XI selection in 2003 . . . produced 38 tackles in seven games as a freshman, with nine for losses including five tackles . . . had 10 QB hurries and eight pass break-ups in 2003 . . . returned an interception 22 yards for a touchdown vs. William Rainey-Harper . . . caught a two-point conversion vs. Northern Iowa Area . . . his junior college career totals include 72 tackles, with 17 for losses including nine sacks . . . earned first-team all-state and all-conference honors as a senior at Yankton (S.D.) High School . . . selected South Dakota Lineman of the Year in 2002 after helping Yankton win the state title . . . also named to the Argus Leader Elite 45 . . . registered 56 tackles as a senior, with 17 for losses including 10 sacks . . . intercepted two passes in 2002, returning one for a score . . . runs 4.71 in the 40 and bench presses 330 pounds . . . son of Harold and LaVonne Jones . . . born March 17, 1985 . . . majoring in sociology.