It's been a roller coaster season for linebacker Anthony Jones but that hasn't stopped the senior from grinding every day. From starter to reserve and back to starter again, Jones' perseverance has been on full display over the team's last five games as he's elevated his play to become a key contributor. With only a few games left in his college career, Jones hopes to finish the season on top.
November 27, 2013
Two of ASU's best players on defense in 2012, defensive backs Keelan Johnson and Deveron Carr, were local products whose performance as seniors greatly overshadowed their first three seasons in Tempe. Anthony Jones could very well be following in their footsteps this season.
September 17, 2013
In 2011, then linebackers coach Trent Bray said Anthony Jones had more ability than any other outside linebacker on the team, and that was a group featuring Brandon Magee, Colin Parker and Shelly Lyons. Yet, Anthony "Mississippi" Jones's Sun Devil career hasn't gone quite as planned. He has struggled to get extensive playing time during his first three years starting in only two games.
August 16, 2013
In recent years Anthony Jones was often called the most athletic linebacker on the team. Yet, his opportunities to showcase that theory were generally buried by the depth chart. 2012 is poised to be a breakout year for the local Chandler Hamilton product and he discussed his expectations other topics with Devils Digest.
August 4, 2012
Roster turnover at the linebacker position has created a number of new opportunities for players like Anthony Jones. While spring practice is only two weeks old, Jones has been making the kind of impression that's difficult to ignore as he challenges to secure a starting spot among the Sun Devil defense.
April 1, 2012