GPTV: 2016 Lineman D'Angelo Jones

GPTV: Gordo (AL) High School class of 2016 defensive/offensive lineman D'Angelo Jones talks one-on-one with Scout.com's Steve Robertson, February 19, 2015.


  • Name: D'Angelo Jones
  • Classification: 2016
  • High School: Gordo (AL) High School
  • Position: Defensive/Offensive Lineman
  • HT: WT: 6-foot-4, 300
  • Scout.com Ranking: NR
  • Schools of Interest: Arizona State, Auburn, Louisville, Mississippi State, Ole Miss

  • You already have two offers, Mississippi State and Louisville. What schools have started showing interest in you?
    "Mississippi State and Louisville right now. I'm just waiting to see what Auburn is going to say on down the road."

    There are a few other schools as well who haven't offered but are sending letters and expressing interest. Who are those schools?
    "Auburn, Ole Miss and Arizona State."

    You can play offensive guard and defensive tackle. You are very versatile. In high school you kind of play where your coach needs you. Position-wise, where do you see yourself playing on the next level?
    "Defensive tackle, that is for sure. I like it more and can help more. My main goal is to be on defense at the end of the day."

    Mississippi State was a recent offer. What do you know about Mississippi State and how do you feel about that offer?
    "They are a great school, a great team. They have tremendous chemistry. They will be good in a couple of years, very good."

    Have you had a chance to visit the school or meet any of the coaches?
    "I net the new defensive coordinator and the offensive line coach. That is all that I have met right now."

    What are you looking for in a college?
    "Great chemistry and a good staff that will help me with my future in trying to get a good education and stuff like that."

    How good can this Gordo team be next season?
    "We can be better than we were last year. We are going to push to be better than last year. We are going to have better chemistry."

    What about yourself?
    "I want to try and be a better team leader for everybody so we can all push ourselves to the max on the field, in the classroom and in the weight room."

    Previous Recruit Road Reports:

  • Gordo (AL) HIgh School LB Ben Davis, February 19, 2015
  • Starkville Academy OL Carter Wood, January 23, 2015
  • Louisville High School S/LB Daylen Gill, January 22, 2015
  • Louisville High School LB Jordan Anderson, January 22, 2015
  • Louisville High School DE/TE Tripp Brown, January 22, 2015
  • Louisville High School DB Isaiah Latham, January 22, 2015
  • Louisville High School K/P Corey McCullough, January 22, 2015
  • Louisville High School LB/DL Charles Moore, January 22, 2015
  • Philadelphia High School DB Johnathon Edwards, January 22, 2015
  • Philadelphia High School OL Greg Eiland, January 22, 2015
  • Madison-Ridgeland Academy QB Hayden Davis, January 16, 2015
  • Holmes County Central High School OL Darius Redmond, January 13, 2015
  • Holmes County Central High School DE Damion Dickens, January 13, 2015
  • Holmes County Community College LB Traver Jung, January 13, 2015
  • Aberdeen High School DB Jerrick Orr, January 12, 2015
  • Meridian High School DB Zaire Jones, January 9, 2015
  • Meridian High School DB Quincy Lenton, January 9, 2015
  • Grenada High School DB C.J. Avery, January 8, 2015
  • Grenada High School RB Davarius Bridges, January 8, 2015
  • Grenada High School TE Tyrus Black, January 8, 2015
  • Calhoun City High School RB Brieton Sykes, January 8, 2015
  • Noxubee County High School DE Jeffery Simmons, January 6, 2015
  • Ripley High School OL Michael Story, January 5, 2015
  • Starkville High School DE/LB Lorenzo Dantzler, January 5, 2015
  • Starkville High School TE Parker Lemm, January 5, 2015
  • Starkville High School DL Maleke Bell, January 5, 2015
  • Starkville High School DE Kobe Jones, January 5, 2015
  • Starkville High School WR A.J. Brown, January 5, 2015
  • Columbus High School RB Kylin Hill, December 19, 2014
  • West Point High School OT Scott Lashley, December 18, 2014


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