Position
Tight End
Height
6'4
Weight
266 lbs.
Class
Senior
Hometown
Silver Spring, Md.
High School
Springbrook HS

Updated 6/6/06

  • 2004 Second-Team All-SEC (AP, SEC Coaches)

CAREER
Played in 48 games with 15 starts for Tigers … Starter on LSU’s national title team in 2003 … Named Second-Team All-SEC by both the AP and the SEC Coaches following the 2004 season … Finished career with 34 receptions for 525 yards and 2 touchdowns … Played in four bowl games during his career.

SENIOR SEASON (2005)
One of the top tight ends in the SEC … Played in 12 games with 2 starts … Caught 12 passes for 146 yards as a senior … Started games against Georgia and North Texas … Caught season-long 26-yard pass against Georgia in the SEC title game … Caught 3 passes for 25 yards in win over Florida … Capped career with 2 receptions for 26 yards in win over Miami in Peach Bowl. 

JUNIOR SEASON (2004)
Played in all 12 games with eight starts … Started at tight end in three games and at h-back in five contests … Caught 9 passes for 147 yards and 1 TD for the Tigers … Averaged 16.3 yards per reception … Caught the game-winning TD against Troy on a 30-yard scoring play from JaMarcus Russell with just over 2 minutes left in the contest … Caught 2 passes for 24 yards against Auburn …. Had a 33-yard reception in win over Vanderbilt. 

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2003)
Sophomore who seemed to get better with each game … Played in all 14 games with five starts …  Caught 13 passes for 232 yards and one touchdown … Had three receptions for 54 yards, including a 29-yard catch on a fake field goal attempt, against Oklahoma in the Sugar Bowl … Scored on a 37-yard TD pass from Matt Mauck against Arkansas … Finished with two catches for 57 yards and a score in win over the Razorbacks … Followed that with one reception for nine yards against Georgia in the SEC title game … Looked to have another long scoring play vs. the Bulldogs in the SEC title game, but had a pass fall just off his finger tips … Hauled in three passes for 25 yards in win over South Carolina.

REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2002)
Listed as LSU’s No. 3 tight end … Played in 10 games with no starts … Did not record any statistics in 2002. 

HIGH SCHOOL
Named Mr. Football for the state of Maryland after catching 30 passes for 480 yards and four touchdowns as a senior … Also recorded 40 tackles, seven sacks and eight quarterback hurries from his defensive end position … Rated as the No. 38 prospect in the nation and the No. 4 tight end in the country according to SuperPrep … As a senior, named All-League, All-County, All-Metro and All-State … Named to the Maryland Super 11 … Rated as the No. 1 prospect in Maryland … For his prep career, caught 70 passes for 1,440 yards and 18 touchdowns … Coached by Norman Edwards.

PERSONAL
Full name is David Tyler Jones … Born September 15, 1983 in Washington D.C. … Mother is Lynn Jones … Dad is former defensive end for the Washington Redskins Joe Jones and uncle is Washington Redskins Hall of Famer Charley Taylor … Is the nephew of former LSU receivers coach Stan Hixon, who is now with the Washington Redskins … Majoring in general studies … Career goal is to coach high school football. 

Jones’ Career Receiving Totals

Year

G-GS

Rec.

Yds.

TD

Lg

2002 Fr.-RS

10-0

0

0

0

0

2003 So.

14-5

13

232

1

37

2004 Jr.

12-8

9

147

1

33

2005 Sr.

12-2

12

146

0

26

TOTALS

48-15

34

525

2

37

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