|Height / Weight:|
6-0 / 200
Dore Jam Saturday 4-6 p.m. inside Multipurpose Facility
Five starters, nine letterwinners back in veteran-laden unit
Commodores impress in featured practice of Spring Ball
Start of Spring Showcase now 9:30 a.m. due to potential inclement weather
Mason happy with team's competitiveness, early progress
Vanderbilt vs. South Carolina
Jones did not play as a true freshman... Impressed during fall practices as a defensive scout safety... Participated in spring drills after enrolling in January 2016.
Senior captain... Three-year starting defensive back for Mississippi power... As senior, helped Meridian to 8-6 record and Class 6A state semifinals by contributing 92 tackles, three interceptions and a fumble recovery... Earned 6A First Team All-State as a senior, and played in postseason Alabama-Mississippi Prep All-Star Classic... Registered 63 stops and an interception as junior for 7-5 Meridian squad as junior... Two-time All-Region pick... Posted three interceptions and 49 tackles as sophomore... Earned letters in basketball, track and bowling... High academic achiever.
Entered Vanderbilt classes in January 2016... Zaire Jones... Born Nov. 6, 1997... Son of Timothy Jones and Tabbotha Adams... Has an older brother, Tori, and a twin sister, Zaria... Dad is postmaster; mom works in cosmetology.