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Ty Jones

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Tampa, Fla.

High School:
Middleton

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 210

Position:
RB

Experience:
HS


03/15/2012

Spring-Practice Primer: Running Backs and Fullbacks

Featuring a trio of talented underclassmen and the return of a veteran playmaker, FSU's rotation in the backfield isn't short on talent entering the spring.

03/13/2012

NFL Pro Day

01/25/2012

Signing Day Preview: Offense

Seminoles.com Senior Writer Brandon Mellor breaks down FSU's returning offensive players and looks at the 'Noles' needs on that side of the ball heading into National Signing Day 2012.

01/03/2012

Column: Time To Take Back ACC

The end-goal is a national championship. But before Florida State can return to college-football glory, it has to reclaim its spot atop the Atlantic Coast Conference first, writes Brandon Mellor.

11/17/2011

2008 Class: 4 Seasons Later

Saturday marks the last time that many members of the 2008 signing class will play their final game in Tallahassee. Brandon Mellor looks back at that '08 class and breaks down each of the signees.

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About Jones...
Four-year letterman who finished his career with 948 rushing yards on 172 carries in 30 career games and 12 career rushing touchdowns.

2011:
Part of the Seminoles' deep running back attack...finished with 71 yards on 23 carries, but also played an integral part on special teams...scored his first touchdown of 2011 at Wake Forest...also matched a career-high with five receptions for 17 yards.

2010
An integral part of FSU's three tailback rotation, Jones amassed a career-high 527 rushing yards on 87 carries, despite missing three games with an ankle injury...he averaged 6.1 yards per carry, second only to Chris Thompson, and had five rushing touchdowns to his credit...also contributed in the passing game with seven receptions for 45 yards and one touchdown...credited with two 100-yard rushing performances on the year - one of three Seminole backs to eclipse the century mark - including a career-high tying 108 yards on 10 carries at NC State...also ran for 107 yards on eight carries in the opener against Samford...his career-long run from scrimmage covered 57 yards and came against Samford...rammed his way into the end zone three times for scores against Virginia Tech in the ACC Championship game; his first scores since a two-touchdown effort in FSU's win over BYU (one passing, one receiving).

2009>
Played in just six games with three starts and still ranked second on the team with five rushing touchdowns...recorded his first career 100-yard game with a team-high 108 rushing yards and one touchdown in the BYU game...averaged 4.9 yards per carry and 41.8 yards rushing per game on the season...scored four of his five touchdowns in three consecutive games with two vs. Jacksonville State and one in the BYU and USF games...after five games of inactivity reappeared in road win at Wake Forest and logged 21 yards on four carries, including a 9-yard TD run for the opening score in a 41-28 victory.

2008
Showed flashes of brilliance in true freshman season despite being slowed by an ankle injury...had a breakout game in the Champs Sports Bowl when he carried four times for 55 yards and a touchdown...appeared in just four games.

PERSONAL
Rushed for 1,200 yards in back-to-back seasons at Tampa's Middleton High School...scored 16 rushing touchdowns as a senior...started his junior season at quarterback before moving to tailback at midseason...an All-Hillsborough County selection, he earned Old Spice Red Zone Player of the Year honors...despite a productive prep career was not highly recruited...chose FSU over Toledo...born June 29, 1990.

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Career-Highs:
Carries 15, vs BYU, 2010
Yards 108 (twice), last at NC State, 2010
Longest Run 57, vs Samford, 2010

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