#25 Phelon Jones Season 2024
Spent two seasons with the Tigers before transferring following the spring semester in 2009 … Saw action in nine games during his career with the Tigers, all coming in 2008.
REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2008)
Played in nine of 12 games this season and started at dime back against North Texas and Troy … Best games came in starts as he recorded six tackles against both North Texas and Troy … Added a quarterback hurry vs. North Texas … Had one pass breakup vs. Ole Miss … Had two tackles in season-opening win over Appalachian State and one vs. Auburn.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2007)
Redshirted as a true freshman in 2007.
One of the elite all-around athletes in the Southeast and considered one of the top-five recruits in the state of Alabama for 2007 … Rated the No. 13 cornerback in the nation by Scout.com and the 51st prospect overall by ESPN.com … Named the 2006 Alabama Gatorade Player of the Year after a stellar senior year at wide receiver, cornerback and kick returner … Finished with 96 tackles and two interceptions and tallied 1,085 all-purpose yards in 2006 … Also received Class 6A first-team all-state honors … An outstanding track athlete as a triple jumper and long jumper … Coached by Steve Savarese.
Full name is Phelon A. Jones … Comes from an athletic family … Parents are Anthony and Nadine Jones … Father is the defensive backs coach at McGill-Toolen … Has two brothers, Tiger and Carvel … Tiger plays wide receiver for the Georgia Force in the Arena Football League, while Carvel played linebacker at Troy … His cousin is Robert McCune, a former Louisville standout and Miami Dolphins linebacker … Born Nov. 28, 1988 … Majoring in kinesiology.
Total tackles: 6, twice
Tackles for loss: 0
JONES’ CAREER DEFENSIVE STATISTICS