| Eddie Jones
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6-3 / 260
· Career statistics
· 2008 season highlights video
· 2007 season highlights video
Five-year defensive end who appeared in 50 career games, including eight starts ... also has seen action on special teams ... has missed only two career games despite battling shoulder and ankle injuries at UT ... an honorable mention All-Big 12 selection in 2010 ... has recorded 111 tackles (71 solo), 13.5 sacks, 24 TFL, 39 pressures, two INTs, three PBD and two forced fumbles ... also has posted five special-teams tackles (three solo) ... appeared in all 12 games, including eight starts, at defensive end and on special teams in 2010 ... posted 52 tackles (32 solo), 10 TFL, six sacks, 14 pressures and one forced fumble ... appeared in 14 games at defensive end and on special teams in 2009 ... compiled 23 tackles (16 solo), five sacks, seven TFL, 14 pressures, an INT, which he returned for a TD, and a forced fumble ... appeared in all 13 games at defensive end and on special teams in 2008 ... notched eight tackles, a sack, five TFL, five pressues and a PBD ... saw action in 11 games at defensive end and on special teams in 2007 ... posted 28 tackles, 1.5 sacks, two TFL, six pressures, an INT and two PBD ... was a three-sport letterman in high school ... graduated with a degree in youth and community studies ... began working towards a second degree in physical culture and sport.
Appeared in all 12 games at defensive end and on special teams, including eight starts ... an honorable mention All-Big 12 selection by the Associated Press ... earned UT's Coca-Cola Community Service Award ... helped the UT rank sixth nationally in total defense (300.2 ypg) and sixth in passing defense (161.6) ... notched 52 tackles (32 solo), six sacks, 10 TFL, 14 pressures and one forced fumble ... his six sacks and 14 pressures both ranked second on the team ... registered five tackles (four solo), one sack and three TFL at Rice ... led the Horns with eight tackles (six solo), one sack, one TFL and four pressures against Wyoming in his first career start ... shared team's Ball Hawk Award for his effort versus the Cowboys ... tallied six tackles (five solo), two sacks, two TFL and two pressures at Texas Tech ... recorded six tackles (three solo) and one TFL versus UCLA ... notched six tackles, one TFL and one pressure against No. 8 Oklahoma ... registered five tackles, one forced fumble and one pressurea at No. 5/4 Nebraska ... tallied six tackles (four solo), one sack, one TFL and two pressures against Iowa State ... logged three tackles (two solo), one sack and one TFL versus No. 25/24 Baylor ... recorded one tackle at Kansas State ... notched two tackles (one solo) against Florida Atlantic ... posted four tackles and two pressures against No. 17/18 Texas A&M.
Appeared in 14 games at defensive end and on special teams ... helped UT rank 12th nationally in scoring defense (16.7 ppg), third in total defense (251.9 ypg), first in rushing defense (72.4 ypg), 10th in pass efficiency defense (100.5 rating) and 19th in pass defense (179.6 ypg) ... UT also ranked first nationally in INTs (25) and tied for first in forced turnovers (37) ... tallied 23 tackles (16 solo), five sacks, seven TFL, 14 pressures, an INT, which he returned for a TD, and a forced fumble ... posted a tackle and a pressure against ULM ... registered two tackles and a pressure at Wyoming ... notched three tackles, a sack, two pressures and a forced fumble versus Texas Tech ... tallied a TFL and two pressures against UTEP ... notched two tackles, a sack and a pressure versus No. 20 Oklahoma ... registered four tackles and a sack at Missouri ... posted a tackle and a pressure at Oklahoma State ... recorded four tackles, a sack and a pressure versus UCF ... intercepted a pass and returned it 60 yards for a TD against Baylor ... also registered a TFL and two pressures against the Bears ... tallied a sack and a pressure versus Kansas ... added two tackles in the BCS Championship game against No. 1 Alabama.
Appeared in all 13 games at defensive end and on special teams ... helped UT rank first in the Big 12 in scoring defense (18.8 ppg/18th NCAA), total defense (342.9 ypg), rushing defense (83.5 ypg/third NCAA) and second in pass efficiency defense (124.2 rating) ... notched eight tackles, a sack, five TFL, five pressues and a PBD ... posted two tackles and a TFL in the season opener against FAU ... recorded two tackles, including a TFL, and a pressure at UTEP ... added a pressure versus Rice ... tallied a sack, a PBU and a pressure in a victory against Arkansas ... added a TFL against Baylor ... posted two tackles, a TFL and a pressure at Kansas ... notched a pressure versus Texas A&M.
REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2007)
Appeared in 11 games at defensive end and on special teams ... missed two games with a right shoulder injury ... earned one of UT's Frank Medina Rehabilitation Award ... helped UT give up just 93.4 rushing yards per game (sixth NCAA) ... posted 28 tackles, 1.5 sacks, two TFL, six pressures, an INT and two PBD ... notched four tackles, a half sack, two pressures and an INT in his first collegiate game against Arkansas State ... tallied six tackles and a pressure against No. 19 TCU ... added a tackle at UCF ... posted a sack and a pressure versus Rice ... notched a tackle against No. 10 Oklahoma ... posted two tackles, a PBD and a pressure at Iowa State ... tallied three tackles at Baylor ... recorded a tackle, a PBD and a pressure against Nebraska ... added a stop at Oklahoma State ... posted six tackles at Texas A&M ... added two tackles against No. 12 Arizona State in the Holiday Bowl ... redshirted in 2006.
Coached by Mike Vallery at Kilgore H.S. ... named a Parade All-American, first-team All-USA by USA Today and EA Sports first-team All-American ... played in the 2006 U.S. Army All-American Bowl ... two-time first-team all-state pick who finished his career with 310 tackles, 27 TFL, 28 sacks, 25 PBU, eight forced fumbles, eight fumble recoveries, 30 pressures and a blocked punt which he returned for a TD ... named first-team 4A all-state by The Associated Press and the Texas Sports Writers Association as a senior ... also earned district 17-4A MVP honors ... 2005 all-East Texas Defensive MVP ... named to Dave Campbell's Super Team first team in the preseason ... had 95 tackles, 11 TFL, 11 sacks, six PBU, four forced fumbles, six fumble recoveries, 11 pressures and a blocked punt which he returned for a TD ... helped Kilgore to an 11-2 record in 2005 ... named first-team all-state by The Associated Press and Texas Sports Writers Association as a junior ... picked district 17-4A MVP ... recorded 131 tackles, 10 TFL, 11 sacks, 11 PBU, a forced fumble and 15 pressures ... helped Kilgore to the 2004 4A State Championship and a 16-0 record ... had 11 tackles and two sacks in the title game win over Dallas Lincoln ... named honorable mention all-state as a sophomore ... tabbed district 17-4A Defensive Newcomer of the Year ... had 84 tackles, six TFL, six sacks, eight PBU, three forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries and four pressures ... also played running back and linebacker as a freshman ... played power forward on the basketball team for three years ... was the designated hitter and played in the outfield on the baseball team.
Born in Henderson, Texas ... graduated with a degree in youth and community studies ... began working towards a second degree in physical culture and sport ... a member of UT's Athletics Director's Honor Roll (Spring 2009) ... a member of UT's Student-Athlete Advisory Council ... active in UT's community service program ... is part of a group of Longhorns that regularly visits patients at the Dell Children's Medical Center ... participated in A Hero's Tribute by welcoming troops back to Fort Hood after being stationed overseas ... has spoken to children at local elementary and middle schools ... led a team initiative to help the Orange Santa program ... enjoys video games.
THE JONES FILE
Nickname: Bad Dream
During pregame, I like to: Relax, spend time with God and go over the gameplan
Favorite sports movie: Remember the Titans
Favorite movie: Ray
Favorite actors: Denzel Washington, Tyler Perry
Favorite actress: Halle Berry
Favorite channels: BET, ESPN
Sports hero: Jevon Kearse
Favorite superhero: Spiderman
Favorite video game: MLB
Favorite cartoon character: Goofy
Pets: Dogs (Star, Honey Bun)