A state that the Maize and Blue haven’t had much success in is Mississippi. However, that hasn’t stopped Michigan’s pursuit of the top talent there with the Wolverines recently offering one of their best junior prospects in Flowood (Miss.) Northwest Rankin 2019 safety Jarrian Jones.
The former Mississippi State commit reopened his recruitment back in April wanting to explore all his options and with his most recent offer from Michigan, the Wolverines become the latest suitor he’s taking into strong consideration.
“Well Coach (Brian) Smith their defensive backs coach came to see me practice Thursday and he told my coach that he loved my aggressiveness, and love my ball skills and man coverage ability,” Jones told The Michigan Insider. “He gave my coach his card and I called him later and that's when he told me that he would love me to be a part of his secondary and he said I would be an amazing addition.”
“I was so excited because Michigan is an amazing school, and they are known for getting guys to the league. Coach Harbaugh is a great coach and gives you the best of both worlds. It means that my hard work is paying off and it’s just a blessing.”
After landing an offer from the Wolverines, the 6-foot, 170-pounder’s interest has significantly piqued towards the Maize and Blue and has hopes of getting up to Ann Arbor in the near future.
“I’m highly interested in Michigan,” said Jones. “Great school. I plan on going sometime this summer. I will be looking at facilities and just a home environment.”
Moving forward, Jones wants to plan a trip to LSU.