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Jamar Jones
Jamar Jones

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Arcadia, Fla.

High School:
DeSoto County

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 225

Position:
TE

Birthdate:
09/22/1984

Experience:
SQ


Third-year player adds depth at tight end . . . made the transition from wide receiver to tight end during spring drills . . . sat out the final two weeks of spring ball with a knee injury . . . had two catches for 20 yards in the April 2 scrimmage . . . has added 27 pounds to his frame since the 2003 season . . . AS A FRESHMAN: Saw action in two games in 2004 (vs. Minnesota and Wisconsin) . . . caught three passes for 51 yards in the Aug. 21 preseason scrimmage . . . had a 17-yard touchdown grab from Drew Stanton in the Aug. 18 preseason scrimmage . . . 2003 SEASON: Redshirted . . . HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Named Class 3A second-team all-state by the Florida Sports Writers Association . . . three-time All-Heartland selection . . . two-time all-area pick by the Sun-Herald . . . participated in the 2002 South-Central Florida All-Star Classic . . . three-year starter for Coach Dan Talbot at DeSoto County High School in Arcadia, Fla. . . . caught 30 passes for 706 yards (23.5 avg.) and six TDs as a senior . . . had career-high seven catches for 169 yards and two TDs vs. Riverdale . . . returned 12 kickoffs for 267 yards (22.3 avg.) and two scores in 2002 . . . recorded 34 tackles, four interceptions and six pass break-ups in 2002 . . . elected team captain prior to his senior season . . . had 27 receptions for 639 yards (23.7 avg.) and five TDs as a junior . . . had career-best 40 catches for 467 yards (11.7 avg.) and two TDs as a sophomore . . . had 97 career receptions for a school-record 1,812 yards (18.7 avg.) and 13 TDs . . . runs 4.45 in the 40 . . . started at center for the Bulldogs' basketball team . . . played center field and pitched for the DeSoto County baseball team . . . son of William Jones and Mary Baker . . . born Sept. 22, 1984 . . . majoring in sociology.