Defensive end <b>Willie Jones</b> has made a favorable impression this preseason. Jones, a fourth-year junior at Florida State, has battled injuries since arriving in Tallahassee from Miami Carol City in 2001. "This kid can play football if we can ever get him healthy," FSU coach <b>Bobby Bowden</b> said. "The kid's a player but he has always been hurt." Click here for an update on Willie.
August 24, 2004
<b>Willie Jones, Jr.</b> a former standout at Miami Carol City and the son of former Florida State and Oakland Raiders defensive end <b>Willie Jones</b>, has been plagued by injuries since arriving in Tallahassee. Jones missed his freshman season with a knee injury and sat out last year when he suffered a torn left Achilles tendon. Well, Jones is recovered and healthy as the Seminoles open practice on Monday. Click here for an update.
August 6, 2004
After struggling with knee injuries the past two years, <b>Willie Jones, Jr.</b>, was hoping for a breakout season at Florida State. Those plans were dashed Thursday. Jones, a former standout at Miami Carol City and the son of former FSU and Oakland Raiders defensive end Willie Jones, suffered a torn left Achilles tendon and is lost for the season. Click here for the details.
August 14, 2003
<b>Willie Jones </b>was considered one of the nation's top outside linebackers out of Miami Carol City High. He set a state record with 32 quarterback sacks in 2000 and was credited with 168 tackles and eight fumble recoveries. While Jones had sights on playing linebacker at FSU, he's found a new home at defensive end, following the footsteps of his father, Willie Jones, Sr. Click here to read about Junior. "I think this team has a lot more character and a better bond with each other," he said.
July 2, 2003