Jarnor Jones Not In A Rush For A Decision

One 2012 prospect who has been flying under the radar until recently is safety Jarnor Jones out of M.L.K. High School in Georgia. A dual-sport standout who is planning on playing both football and basketball at the next level, Jones is a relative newcomer to the gridiron who has used his size and athleticism to become a legitimate FBS prospect.

No less than three schools are firm believers of Jarnor Jones' potential, as Maryland, Middle Tennessee State and NC State have all jumped in with scholarship offers. He is also still being actively recruited by Arkansas, Vanderbilt, Kentucky, Mississippi State and the hometown Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets.

Jones made the short trip to Bobby Dodd Stadium earlier this season to watch the Yellow Jackets battle it out against UNC, and he was very impressed with what he saw from Tech.

"It was great," Jones said of his time in the Flats. "It was a great atmosphere. I loved it. I went down there and they treated me like I was one of their commits."

Jones' recruitment has really taken off in recent weeks, and he is still working on developing relationships with all of his recruiting coaches, including Georgia Tech's Joe Speed.

"Honestly, I've only met Coach Speed once. The time I did meet him you could tell that he was a good coach though."

To this point, Vanderbilt is the only school other than Georgia Tech that has received a visit from Jones, although that will change when he takes his official visit to NC State on November 19 for their game against Clemson.

Despite approaching the end of his high school career, it appears that it may take some time for Jones to choose his college destination.

"I really can't say I have a favorite right now because all of the schools are pulling me in different directions. They are all equal on my end."

Jones says that he will almost certainly be announcing his decision at a press conference on February 2. He says that playing for a winning program and finding a school that cares about who he is as a person will be the biggest factors in his decision.


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