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29 Brian Jones

 

Completed Ball State career after the 2014 season . . .

** 2014 Ball State Team Captain **

2014 (Sr.):  Started 11 games . . . earned fourth letter . . . season high seven tackles vs. Eastern Michigan . . . six tackles vs. Indiana State and vs. Western Michigan . . . five or more tackles in eight games . . . one tackle for loss vs. Western Michigan and one vs. Northern Illinois . . . pass breakups at iowa and vs. Indiana State.

2013 (Jr.):  Started 12 games to earn third letter . . . made his 18th career start vs. Miami University . . . career high 13 tackles vs. Toledo to lead the Cardinals . . . also added 1.5 tackles for loss vs. Toledo . . . 12 tackles at Eastern Michigan . . . tallied one forced fumble and career high two fumble recoveries at Eastern Michigan . . . 10 tackles vs. Illinois State to lead the Cardinals defense . . . two tackles and one tackle for loss vs. Army . . . three tackles at North Texas . . . scored first career touchdown on a fumble recovery in the first quarter at North Texas . . . scored Ball State's first defensive TD since 2011 at North Texas . . . led the team with 12 tackles at Virginia . . . added one forced fumble at Virginia . . . seven tackles at Western Michigan . . . managed eight tackles vs. Kent State and vs. Central Michigan . . . career high two pass breakups at Akron . . . recovered a fumble at Northern Illinois.

2012 (So.):  Started five games . . . played in 10 contests . . . tallied the first fumble recovery of his career in the season opener vs. Eastern Michigan . . . season high seven tackles at Indiana and vs. South Florida . . . five tackles vs. Eastern Michigan . . . three tackles at Kent State, vs. Northern Illinois, at Toledo and vs. Ohio . . . earned second letter.

2011 (Fr.):  Made his first career start vs. Temple . . . tallied a season high nine tackles vs. Temple . . . managed six tackles at Oklahoma . . . recorded his first career pass breakup vs. Temple . . . tallied seven tackles at Ohio . . . managed three tackles at Western Michigan . . . earned first letter.

2010:  Redshirted.

High School:  Earned four letters in football for Coach Lexie Spurlock . . . helped Morgan Park to a 9-3 record as a senior, including a 6-0 Prairie State Conference mark . . . helped the Mustangs to a city and conference championship as a senior . . . helped Morgan Park to a top-25 ranking in the state as a senior . . . three-time All-Illini Prairie Conference . . . all-state as a senior . . . managed 75 tackles, six sacks and five interceptions as a senior . . . tallied 289 tackles, 14 sacks and 15 interceptions in career . . . also lettered in track.

Personal: Son of Cleo and Kimberly Jones . . . two brothers and one sister . . . born May 1, 1992, in Blue Island, Ill. . . . full name is Brian Charles Jones.

SCORING gtdrushrcvretpat2patfgtotalavg/g
2011  12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
2012  10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
2013  13 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 6 0.5
2014  11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
TOTAL  46 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 6 0.1

 

INTERCEPTIONS gno.yardstdlongavg/ravg/g
2011  12 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0
2012  10 1 0 0 0 0.0 0.0
2013  13 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0
2014  11 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0
TOTAL  46 1 0 0 0 0.0 0.0

 

ALL PURPOSE grushrcvprkrirtotalavg/g
2011  12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
2012  10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
2013  13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
2014  11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
TOTAL  46 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0

 

TACKLES guaatotaltflpdfffrblkqbh
2010  0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
2011  12 16 17 33 0.0 1 0 0 0 0
2012  10 21 13 34 1.0 2 0 1 0 1
2013  13 56 41 97 5.5 6 2 4 0 0
2014  11 34 17 51 2.0 2 0 0 0 0
TOTAL  46 127 88 215 8.5 11 2 5 0 1

 

SACKS  g ua a total yards
2010  0 0 0 0.0 0
2011  12 0 0 0.0 0
2012  10 0 0 0.0 0
2013  13 1 1 1.5 12
2014  11 0 0 0.0 0
TOTAL  46 1 1 1.5 12

 

SINGLE-GAME HIGHS [all-time ranking]:
Points scored: 6, at North Texas, 9/14/2013 
Touchdowns: 1, at North Texas, 9/14/2013 
Interceptions: 1 [t-7th], South Florida, 9/22/2012 
Tackles: 13, Toledo, 9/28/2013 (7-6)
Sacks: 1.0, Central Michigan, 11/06/2013 (1-0)
Tackles for loss: 1.5, Toledo, 9/28/2013 (1-0)
Fumbles forced: 1 [t-4th], at Virginia, 10/05/2013 ; at Eastern Michigan, 9/21/2013 
Fumbles recovered: 2 [t-1st], at Eastern Michigan, 9/21/2013 
Pass breakups: 2 [t-6th], at Akron, 10/26/2013 
 

Position: Strong Safety
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 195
Year: Senior
Hometown: Chicago, Ill. (Morgan Park)
Major: Sports Administration
Experience: 3 Letters
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