21 - Sam Jones
Sam Jones
Height: 6-0
Weight: 186
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Canal Winchester, Ohio
High School: Canal Winchester
Position: DB

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2012:
• Saw action in all 11 games at cornerback, starting nine times.
• Earned Capital One first team Academic All-District honors.
• Selected to the Academic All-Patriot League team.
• Totaled 31 tackles and three pass breakups on the season.
• Had five tackles and a pass breakup against Harvard.
• Recorded five tackles against both Colgate and Lafayette.
• Registered four tackles and a pass breakup against Fordham.
• Made four tackles against Brown.
• Named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2011:
• Played in four games as a reserve defensive back and on special teams.
• Made two solo tackles on kickoff coverage during the win at Fordham.
• Selected to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

HIGH SCHOOL:
• Played for head coach Phil Mauro at Canal Winchester High School.
• Served as team captain during his senior season.
• Selected first team All Mid-State League and second team All-District as a senior.
• Named first team All-County by the Lancaster Eagle-Gazette.
• Helped lead team to the league championship during his senior season.
• Recorded 84 tackles and two interceptions in 2010, while totaling 1,180 all-purpose yards and 14 touchdowns.
• Finished his high school career with over 160 tackles, four interceptions and 15 total touchdowns.
• Also lettered in basketball, leading team to a league championship as a senior.
• Served as the secretary of National Honor Society.

PERSONAL:
• Son of Christopher and Christine Jones.
• Has two brothers (Ian and Danny).
• Father played football at Ohio Wesleyan.
• Majoring in Political Science.

 

JONES' DEFENSIVE STATISTICS
YEAR GP-GS UT AT TT SACK TFL INT PBU
2011 4-0 2 0 2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0
2012 11-9 19 12 31 0-0 0-0 0-0 3
TOTAL 15-9 21 12 33 0-0 0-0 0-0 3