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Fredrick Jones
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Fredrick Jones 1884652
Position: Defensive Tackle
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 298
Year: Redshirt Sophomore
Hometown: Miami, Fla.
High School: Miami Central
2015 HONORS
ACC Academic Honor Roll (2015-16)

2015: Redshirt freshman that broke through and played in 10 games, racking up eight tackles, including one tackle for loss at Florida...notched two tackles against Syracuse before recording a career-high three tackles in the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl against Houston...will compete for playing time on the defensive line in 2016.

2014: Saw action on the scout team during redshirt season.

PERSONAL: Was an under-the-radar defensive tackle recruit in the 2014 class whose father and uncle starred on the gridiron for the Seminoles...rated a three-star prospect by 247Sports, ESPN and Scout, and a two-star recruit by Rivals...ranked the nation’s No. 81 defensive tackle by both 247Sports and Scout...helped lead Miami Central to a 13-1 record and the Class 6A state championship his senior year...had a sack in the state title game, a 52-7 victory over Seffner Armwood...captured Class 6A All-State Third Team as a senior...nabbed First Team All-State honors from FloridaHSFootball.com...All-Dade County Third Team as a junior at Monsignor Pace, where he also starred in track and field, winning the Class 2A state title in the shot put in 2012 and 2013...ranked No. 1 in state with season-best shot put mark of 61-7.50...committed to Seminoles at Jimbo Fisher Camp in 2013...father is Fred Jones, who played linebacker at Florida State from 1983-86...uncle is all-time Florida State great linebacker Marvin Jones, who nabbed consensus All-America honors in 1991-1992 and was elected to the FSU Hall of Fame in 2000...prep teammate of fellow Class of 2014 signee Dalvin Cook at Central...born August 25, 1996...majoring in economics.

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