MoJo bound for Louisville

Montrell Jones, who was kicked off the UT football team last spring, said in a recent radio interview that he will continue his career at his hometown school, the University of Louisville.

According to reports in The Louisville Courier-Journal, Jones told Louisville's WHAS radio station in a taped interview that he has picked the Cardinals over Western Kentucky. He must sit out this season as a transfer but he'll be eligible to play in 2004 and 2005.

Jones was Kentucky's Mr. Football as a senior at Male High School in 2000, leading his team to the Class 4-A championship. He was among the most heralded recruits in the nation after setting state high school records for career touchdowns (59) and receptions (266).

Jones made very little impact at UT -- catching six balls for 50 yards as a fredshman in 2001 and 22 balls for 306 yards in 2002. In fact, his off-the-field antics made more headlines than his on-the-field performances. He suspended for one game due to an undisclosed violation of team rules, later arrested in Louisville for possession of marijuana and most recently was kicked off the team in April for a failed substance test.


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