Chad Simmons

Three-star linebacker Juwuan Jones has committed to Western Kentucky University; Jones is from Buford, Ga., Lanier High School

Three-star linebacker Juwuan Jones of Lanier High School in Buford, Ga., has committed to Western Kentucky. Jones had 13 scholarship offers and is the 11th commitment in the Class of 2017 for the Toppers.

For the second straight day, Western Kentucky University has landed a key prospect from the state of Georgia.

Jeff Brohm and his staff landed a commitment on Sunday evening from Buford, Ga., Lanier High School three-star linebacker Juwuan Jones. He had 13 scholarship offers on the table before announcing his commitment on Twitter.

The 6-foot-3, 220-pound Jones also had offers from Wisconsin, Southern Mississippi, Air Force, Tulane, Troy, Navy, Mercer, Ball State, Army, Miami of Ohio and Georgia Southern among others.

As a sophomore, Jones had 85 tackles, including eight tackles for a loss and a force fumble before a junior season with 120 tackles, eight tackles for a loss and two interceptions.

Jones is ranked as the No. 52 inside linebacker in the country and No. 7 in the state of Georgia.

He's the 11th commitment in the Class of 2017 for the Toppers, but just the second on the defensive side of the ball.

http://www.scout.com/player/194482-juwuan-jones


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