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Corey Jones

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Newellton, LA

High School:
Newellton High School

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 203

Position:
Free Safety

Birthdate:
03/17/1979

Corey Jones

1999: Took part in all eleven games ... Had 14 solo tackles and seven assisted tackles ... Had one tackle for a loss and one interception.

1998: Played in all 12 games, starting the regular-season finale against Louisiana Tech at strong safety ... Had a season-high eight stops against the Bulldogs ... Picked off first career interception against Navy ... Returned fumble 15 yards in season-opener at Cincinnati ... Credited a pass deflection at Cincinnati and SMU.

1997: Named to Conference USA all-freshman team ... Started final four games at strong safety ... Had 37 tackles, 25 unassisted ... Made four tackles for loss ... In first start at Southwestern Louisiana, had nine tackles, a fumble recovery and an interception ... Made career-high 10 stops vs. Memphis and had eight tackles against Ole Miss.

HIGH SCHOOL: Newellton High School, Newellton, La. ... Defensive player of the year on Class 1A all-state team ... Had seven interceptions as a senior and 26 pickoffs in career ... Also played running back and rushed for 1,789 yards as a senior ... Was second-team all-state on coaches team as a sophomore ... Has 3.5 grade point average ... Coached by Randy Peters.

PERSONAL: Corey G. Jones ... Born March 17, 1979 ... Son of Glenda and Samuel Jones ... Majoring in computer information systems.

Jones' Career Defensive Stats

YEARG/GSTTUTATTFL-YDSQBS-YDSFF/FRPDINT-YDS
199711/43725124-60-00/210-0
199812/1241860-00-00/121-0
199911/0211471-160-00/001-12
Totals34/58257255-220-00/332-12

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