Grant Jones15

Class
SO
Hometown
Columbia, Mo.
High School
Hickman
Height / Weight
6-3/225
Position
Linebacker

Bio

2015 OUTLOOK
Boasts tremendous versatility with a high football IQ and enters fall camp listed at No. 4 at the strongside linebacker position.

2014 SEASON 
Redshirt season.

HIGH SCHOOL
Brings great hand-eye coordination to the field, according to Mizzou’s coaches, as well as versatility and great football intelligence … hometown athlete whose father, Brian Jones, coaches running backs at Mizzou … two-way player for Hickman High School, making an impact at both tight end and defensive end … earned all-district and all-area recognition as a senior in 2013, making 52 tackles with 10.0 tackles-for-loss and 7.0 sacks … illustrated his nose for the ball with two blocked punts and one blocked PAT during his final high school season … scored eight touchdowns during his final two seasons at Hickman … led the Kewpies with 8.0 sacks as a junior in 2012, helping Hickman to a 9-2 record … totaled 41 tackles with an impressive 17.0 tackles for loss during his junior campaign, along with 10 pass breakups.

PERSONAL
Parents – Brian and Mary Kay Jones … committed shortly after receiving his official offer from Mizzou, along with interest from Virginia … plans to major in sports management at the University of Missouri … listed playing basketball and working out as his main activities during spare time … liked how Mizzou’s players and coaches embrace the program’s family atmosphere during his recruitment.