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Edgar Jones

Player Profile


Rayville, La.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 250

Defensive End


2006: Named a first team All-American by the Associated Press and second team All-American by The Sports Network after leading NCAA Division I-AA with 12 quarterback sacks for losses of 88 yards ... led the team with 18 tackles for losses of 103 yards ... 53 tackles ... 37 solo stops ... one forced fumble ... two passes broken up ... 2.5 sacks in each of the first two games at Austin Peay and vs. Missouri-Rolla ... seven tackles, including two sacks for losses of 22 yards vs. Samford ... season-high eight tackles vs. Eastern Kentucky ... named MVP of the Magonolia Gridiron Classic all-star game after recording four quarterback sacks in the contest.

2005: Starter at defensive end ... 31 tackles including 22 unassisted stops ... six tackles for losses of 23 yards ... four quarterback sacks for 21 yards in losses ... blocked a punt and returned it 26 yards vs. Tennessee State.

2004: Played in seven games ... suffered arm injury that limited his playing time ... 18 tackles including 10 unassisted stops.

2003: Played in five games as a true freshman defensive lineman ... seven tackles inclding four unassisted stops ... broke up two passes.

Prep: Two-time all-state selection as a defensive end and tight end at Rayville High School ... four-time all-district ... also three-time all-state in basketball ... once scored 59 points in a game.

Personal: Born 12-1-84 ... son of Willie Anderson and Edgar Jones ... Southeast Scholar Athlete majoring in Criminal Justice ... enjoys playing video games ... favorite athlete is Joey Porter ... also recruited by Southern Mississippi, Louisiana State, Louisiana Tech, Mississippi and Mississippi State.

Edgar Jones was named a first-team All-American after leading NCAA Division I-AA with 12 sacks as a senior in 2006. (Pat Young)


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