Green Wave set to return 23 lettermen which started games in 2014, including four of five offensive linemen
Position battles continue to heat up as non-traditional season begins second-half run
Green Wave begin implementing phase two of play book during morning session at Yulman Stadium
Green Wave take the field as a complete unit for the first time since concluding the 2014 campaign
Nickerson headlines threesome, earning recognition from USA Today, Athlon Sports and College Sports Madness
Photos By Parker Waters
Tulane vs. Temple - Dec. 6, 2014 - Yulman Stadium Senior Day
Tulane vs. UConn on Oct. 11, 2014 at Yulman Stadium. The Green Wave's first American Athletic Conference game at home.
Tulane football season opener at Tulsa on Aug. 28, 2014 at H.A. Chapman Stadium.
2014: Played in 12 games with six starts as a true freshman…earned honorable mention Freshman All-American recognition from College Sports Madness…totaled 21 receptions with 192 yards (9.1 avg.) with three scores…three touchdown grabs are tied for the third most by a tight end in Tulane single-season history and tied for fifth by the position in the career record-book…tallied season highs with three receptions three times: for a season-best 41 yards at UCF (10/18), for 31 yards at Houston (11/8) and for 12 yards vs Temple (12/6)…had two catches on five occasions: for 23 yards and a touchdown at Tulsa (8/28), for 15 yards vs Georgia Tech (9/6), for seven yards at Rutgers (9/27), for 25 yards and a score vs Cincinnati (10/31) and for 27 yards at East Carolina (11/22)…also had two single-reception games: for a seven-yard touchdown vs UConn (10/11) and for four yards vs Memphis (11/15).
High School: Three-year letterman at St. Augustine High for coaches Cyril Crutchfield and current Tulane assistant David Johnson...rated a two-star recruit by Rivals.com and ESPN.com...received a 67 Scout Grade, ranked the No. 55 tight end nationally and listed as the No. 67 recruit in the state by ESPN...helped lead the Purple Knights to a combined 26-10 overall record with three trips to the state playoffs, a District 10-4A title as a sophomore and a District 9-5A championship as a senior...hauled in 37 passes for 602 yards and seven touchdowns in final prep season...also lettered twice in basketball...off the field, was a member of the Technology Student Association.
Personal: Born Charles Boyd Jones, II...son of Ashley Jones...cousins, Jacoby Jones, played collegiately at Lane and in the NFL for the Houston Texans and Baltimore Ravens...cousin, Tyson Jackson, play collegiately at LSU and in the NFL for the Kansas City Chiefs...proposed major is engineering...chose Tulane over Northern Colorado.
Jones' Career Offensive Statistics