Phelon Jones, a 6-foot, 190-pound cornerback with consistent 4.4 speed, is already
reaping the benefits from a stellar senior campaign as he was recently selected
the Gatorade Player of the Year in
last time we spoke with Phelon, or his father Tony, it was the same day he
returned home from the
At that time, LSU had not yet offered but according to Tony things changed shortly thereafter.
"They offered right after that," Tony said. "Since then coach (Doug) Mallory has been a lot to talk to Phelon and they are after him."
Friday Jones will be making the two and a half hour drive over from
"I just want to get to see the head coach Les Miles and get to talk with the defensive coordinator (Bo Pelini) to get more acquainted with all of them," said the 4-star corner. "I want to get to hang out with the players and see what they are like and everything."
has been lifelong friends with Chevis Jackson ad they already have plans for
"He just tells me that they have a good program over there that is only going to get better in the next couple of years," said Jones. "He says that I would fit in well with everything try do."
The LSU visit is the only one
Jones currently has scheduled but he is considering
Jones committed to
"They're still in it but it's not looking too good for them," he said.
So, does anyone else stand out in that impressive group of schools?
"Not really," Jones said. "They are all pretty much about the same."
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