Jarvis Jones
29 Jarvis Jones
Hometown:
Columbus, Ga.

High School:
Carver

Last College:
Southern California

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 241

Position:
OLB

Birthdate:
10/13/1989

Experience:
1VL

Career Highs:
13 tackles vs. No. 2 Florida in 2012
4 sacks vs. Florida in 2011

2012:
Appeared in 12 games making 12 starts, and finished first in the nation with 14.5 sacks and 24.5 tackles for loss, which are both single season school records, and led the SEC with seven forced fumbles, which is also a school record.
Declared for the NFL Draft following the 2012 season.
Had eight tackes, including two sacks, vs. No 16 Nebraska in the Capital One Bowl, breaking the school single season record with 14.5 sacks and 24.5 tackles for loss.
Named to Walter Camp All-America Team, Associated Press All-America Team, AFCA All-America Team, FWAA All-America Team, Sporting News All-America Team and Phil Steele All-America Team and Phil Steele All-SEC Team.
Named a finalist for Lombardi, Butkus, Bednarik and Nagurski awards along with LOTT Impact Trophy.
Named the team's overall permanent captain.
Recipient of the Vince Dooley Most Valuable Player of the Year Award and named one of team's Most Valuable Defensive Players.
Had six tackles, two sacks and a forced fumble vs. No. 2 Alabama in SEC Championship.
Had nine tackles, including 1.5 tackles for loss vs. Georgia Tech.
Had six tackles, including one tackle for loss, and a forced fumble vs. Georgia Southern.
Had four tackles and two sacks at Auburn.
Led the team with a career-high 13 tackles, 12 of which were solo. Also recorded a team-leading three sacks, 4.5 tackles for loss in route to forcing and recovering two fumbles, and being credited with four QBH vs. No. 3 Florida. Was named Walter Camp National Defensive Player of the Week, SEC Defensive Player of the Week, Lott IMPACT Player of the Week, Nagurski National Defensive Player of the Week and CFPA Linebacker of the Week all for second time of the season for his performance as well as CFPA National Performer of the Week.
Had four tackles, including one sack at No. 6 South Carolina.
Had seven tackles, including a sack and three tackles for loss, vs. Vanderbilt.
Recorded nine tackles, including two sacks and two tackles for loss; also forced two fumbles and had an interception late in the 4th quarter at Missouri.
Named the Walter Camp National Player of the Week, SEC Defensive Player of the Week, College Football Performance Linebacker of the Week and the Lott IMPACT Player of the Week after win at Missouri.
Tallied eight tackles, including 1.5 sacks and 2.5 tackles for loss vs. Buffalo.
Named to Phil Steele's 2012 Midseason All-American First-Team, and Sports Illustrated's Midseason All-American list.
Named to SEC Coaches' Preseason All-SEC First Team, Phil Steele First-Team Preseason All-America, Preseason All-SEC first team, Blue Ribbon Preseason All-America Team, Preseason Bednarik Award Watch List, Butkus Award Watch List, Rotary Lombardi Watch List, Bronko Nagurski Watch List and CFPA Defensive Awards Watch List.
Named to Preseason Media Days All-SEC First Team.
Named Defensive Co-MVP at the conclusion of spring practice.
Recipient of the Green-Sands Football Scholarship and the Ken & Cody Jackson Family Scholarship.

2011:
Finalist for the Butkus Award and winner of the CFPA Elite Linebacker Trophy.
First Team All-American by Associated Press, AFCA, FWAA, Walter Camp, ESPN.com, Phil Steele and Sports Illustrated and Second Team All-American by Yahoo Sports and Rivals.com.
First Team All-SEC by Associated Press, ESPN.com, Phil Steele and SEC Coaches.
Named Atlanta Sports Awards Collegiate Player of the Year.
Elected one of the team's defensive captains.
Recipient of the team's Most Valuable Defensive Player Award.
Started all 14 games recording 70 tackles including 19.5 TFL and 13.5 sacks to go along with two forced fumbles, two PBUs and 49 QBPs.
Ranked first in the SEC and tied fifth in NCAA in sacks (0.96 per game) and first in the SEC and tied-16th NCAA in TFL (1.39 per game).
Eight tackles, including a sack, at No. 21 Georgia Tech.
Recorded seven tackles, including 2.5 sacks, a forced fumble and a pass break-up vs. Kentucky.
Had five tackles, including two sacks, vs. No. 24 Auburn.
Named the FWAA/Bronko Nagurski National Payer of the Week, Walter Camp Award Defensive Player of the Week, CFPA National Defensive Player of the Week, SEC Co-Defensive Player of the Week and the Rivals.com SEC Player of the Week after he recorded five tackles, including four sacks, the second most in school history for a single game vs. Florida; also forced a fumble.
Named to Phil Steele's 2011 Midseason All-SEC First Team.
Had five tackles, including 3.5 for a loss, at Tennessee.
Registered five tackles, including a pair of sacks, vs. Mississippi State.
Against No. 5 Boise State, had a career-high 11 tackles, including 2.5 TFL.
Named to the Nagurski Award Watch List
Recipient of the Ken & Jody Jackson Family Football Scholarship.

2010:
Redshirted after transferring from USC.
Member of the scout team.
Recipient of the Paul and June Martin Football Scholarship.
2009: Saw significant action as a backup strong side linebacker and key special teamer...Appeared in the first eight games recording 13 tackles, including 1.5 for losses...Suffered a neck sprain at Oregon and was sidelined for USC's last five games....Season-high five tackles against San Jose State.

High School: Carver...2008 honors included Super Prep All-American, Prep Star All-American, USA Today All-USA second team, ESPN 150, Super Prep Elite 50, Prep Star Dream Team, Sporting News Top 100, Super Prep All-Dixie, Prep Star All-Southeast, Atlanta Journal-Constitution Super 11, All-State Class AAA first team and Columbus Ledger-Enquirer All-City Defensive MVP as a senior...Had 77 tackles, 4 tackles for a loss, 4 interceptions and 2 forced fumbles in 2008 despite being sidelined late in the season with a broken thumb...As a junior in 2007, made Rivals.com Junior All-American first team, All-State Class AAA Defensive MVP and Columbus Ledger-Enquirer All-City Defensive MVP...Had 157 tackles, 26 tackles for a loss, 4 sacks and 2 interceptions in 2007 and Carver won the 2007 Georgia state AAA championship...Also played basketball, earning 2008 All-State honors.

Personal: JARVIS JONES; Born: Oct. 13, 1989; Major: Major: Human Development & Family Science.

Defensive
YearG/GSSoloAsst.TotalSacksTFLFFFRPBUInt. QBP
20098/058130.0/01.5/200000
201114/1439317013.5/9019.5/103202049
201212/1252338514.5/10324.5/132723139
Total34/26967216828/19345.5/237925188

2009 stats at USC.

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