Jones Happy to Return to Athens

Abry Jones is all about jumping into the football season.

It's a good thing, too. He's going to face one of the state's top offensive linemen – Johnnie Farms – the first week of the season.

"He's the best offensive lineman in the state," Jones said.

Jones said he likes the challenge of going up against Farms, and the matchup problem it creates for Perry.

"I really like the idea of Perry putting Johnnie out there on me at tackle. That should let the inside guys made plays," Jones said.

Teams keying on Jones is nothing new. That's one reason the senior, who Scout.com considers the top overall prospect in Georgia, was such a sought-after commodity this recruiting season. He committed to the Bulldogs on G-Day in the spring. Since that time he's taken the rest of recruiting slow.

"I think it's great to be done with recruiting," he said. "Since you have made the decision its like a regular summer like all of the ones before. People know you are off the market, so it's a little more relaxing."

Jones said he will be at Georgia's first game of the 2008 season Saturday. He said he's looking forward to catching up with those in the red and black.

"I am expecting to feel at home," he said. "I'm going to walk in a see Coach Garner. I have not talked to him in a while."

Jones acknowledged that Georgia's staff has been focusing on the 2008 season. He understand as he said he's focused on his upcoming season, too. While his future teams has teams jumping on the bandwagon, his current team is being questioned.

"I want to put all of the doubters down," Jones said. "We are supposed to be the underdog all of the sudden even though we won the state title last season."


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