2011 Jones played in all 12 games this season recording 16 tackles, including one tackle for loss, as a defensive replacement and special teams player... Recorded tackles in six games notching a season-high four tackles three times... Had three solo tackles in season opener vs. Elon and finale at Wake Forest... Forced a fumble at Alabama and recovered a fumble against Arkansas making him one of four Commodores to both force and recover a fumble this season... Named team's Scholar-Athlete Representative for AutoZone Liberty Bowl.
2010 Slowed early in the season by injury, Jones came on during the campaign to contribute as reserve LB... Finished with single-season career high 13 tackles, including two tackles for loss... Played in seven games... Had career-high five tackles against Florida... Also registered pair of stops against Kentucky and Eastern Michigan.
2009 Played in several game as redshirt sophomore, developing into one of Commodores' most consistent special teams contributors... Late in the season, earned added snaps as interior linebacker... Posted pair of tackles in finale at Tennessee while seeing most action of the season... Also credited with tackles Georgia and Kentucky... Finished the year with four total tackles.
2008 Jones served his first year on campus as a redshirt, but impressed teammates and coaches with linebacking abilities... Named team's Defensive Scout of the Week after victory over Rice.
High School Senior captain... Started two years at safety before moving to LB... 2007 finalist for Division II-AA Mr. Football Lineman of the Year... All-State... As senior, had contributed conference-high 76 tackles, and eight QB sacks, helping MUS to state playoff berth... Key player in MUS' consecutive Division II state titles in 2004-05.
Personal DeAndre Lemond Jones... Son of Lisa Jones and Demetres Jones... Born Feb. 27, 1990 in Memphis... Dad works as distributor for Pfizer Inc.; mom is account manager at FedEx... Has two sisters, Quinnisha and Nyla... Developed racial reconciliation program at school... Working toward degree in Mechanical Engineering.