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Bio on newest Jet – OLB Eddie Jones Dan Leberfeld

DE/OLB Eddie Jones – 6-3, 260 – Texas

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.

PERSONAL
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)