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Commitment Status:Signed LOI

Chris Jones

College Choices

School Interest Offer Visit Recruited by
TexasCOMMITTED (02/28/2009)Offered01/15/2010Mac McWhorter
BaylorNoneOfferedNone
MissouriNoneNone
OklahomaNoneNone
TCUNoneOfferedNone
Texas A&MNoneOfferedNoneRandy Jordan
Texas TechNoneNone

Scouting Report on Chris Jones

How we scouted: Film footage, In-person visits, Camp settingby Barry Every - 08/26/2009
  • SpeedBlue Chip
  • SizeDivision I Player
  • StrengthDivision I Player
  • AgilityBlue Chip
  • Ball SkillsBlue Chip
On the Hoof: A very lean, long-limbed body structure. Is built a lot like fellow Rivals100 prospect Chris Dunkley, but Jones is a little taller.
Needs Improvement: Will need to add some size and strength to combat man coverage at the next level. This added size can also help with shielding defenders off the ball and with durability.
Most Impressive: Has excellent speed, catches the ball away from his body and can leap out of the building. Jones is a very smooth runner with the ball in his hands and he can make people miss.
Conclusion: Has the size of an inside receiver but the speed to become a serious vertical threat. Don't be surprised if he gets a shot at kickoff returns. If Jones proves he can run sharp, crisp routes, he will most likely play as a freshman. Expect him to score a lot of touchdowns in his college career.

Barry Every is a Football Recruiting Analyst for Rivals.com. He has worked in the recruiting offices for Mark Richt at the University of Georgia, Bobby Bowden at Florida State University and Mack Brown at the University of North Carolina

Latest News

Spring position rankings - Big shoes to fill at WR05/09/2010 Orangebloods.com

Jordan Shipley will go down as one of the best, if not the best, receivers in Texas history. So losing him to the NFL is a massive loss for the UT receiving corps. Who will step up to fill the void? Marquise Goodwin has a chance to turn into a star after a very good true freshman campaign in '09, but what about the rest? We break down the entire receiver position as we continue our post-spring position rankings.

Video: Chris Jones brings it02/25/2010Rivals.com
Top recruiters by conference02/08/2010Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Class of 2010: Top 25 recruiters02/08/2010Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Position recruiting breakdown: Offense02/05/2010Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Mack Brown weighs in on 2010 class02/03/2010Orangebloods.com
Recruiting Notebook: It doesn't get much better than this02/03/2010Orangebloods.com
Jones feels family atmosphere during official visit01/18/2010Orangebloods.com
Jones ready for Austin01/15/2010Orangebloods.com
2009 TOC Class 2A All State Team01/03/2010TheOldCoach.com
Under Armour commitments could surprise01/01/2010Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Bushland's Cornelius Class AA Player of the Year12/14/2009TheOldCoach.com
Tiger's speed checks Refugio's big-play ability12/14/2009TheOldCoach.com
Refugio doesn't mind underdog role12/12/2009TheOldCoach.com
Category rankings: Wide receivers11/12/2009Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Friday Night Lights: Stars, stats and more10/31/2009Orangebloods.com
Friday Night Lights: Stars, stats and more10/28/2009Orangebloods.com
Friday Night Lights: Stars and stats from state's best10/04/2009Orangebloods.com
UT commit, targets highlight week four h.s. notebook09/29/2009Orangebloods.com
Buckeyes top Tigers09/29/2009TheOldCoach.com
Top ranked teams collide09/24/2009TheOldCoach.com
Whispers: Blue makes plans08/04/2009Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Elite talent tops Texas state ranking07/30/2009Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Chris Jones is a hard guy to catch04/13/2009Orangebloods.com
Video: Chris Jones looks the part03/03/2009Rivals.com
Horns snag another wide receiver commit02/28/2009Orangebloods.com
East Texas receiver gaining offers02/23/2009AggieYell.com
TCU offers another athlete02/08/2009PurpleMenace.com

Stats

RushingReceiving
Year AttYdsAvgTDNoYdsAvgTD
2008 (Jr.)2134016.26421,04524.912

Chris Jones reminds us of...

Terry Hawthorne - WR East St. Louis, IL Ht: 6'0"Wt: 175 lbs College: Illinois