A.J. Jones doesn't talk much in the team meeting rooms or the hallways of the Florida football facility. He keeps to himself and gets his work done. On the field, his teammates struggle to recognize him. The words Jones doesn't use throughout the week all come out Saturdays on the field.
August 31, 2010
Andra Davis, Channing Crowder, Brandon Siler, Brandon Spikes…those are the names we associate with the linebacker position for the Florida Gators in the 21st century. Who will it be this year? We don't know just yet. A.J. Jones is poised to be that next name at linebacker for the Gators. The junior from Tampa is going into his senior season as the most veteran backer on the squad.
August 8, 2010
At the beginning of the season there was no guarantee that linebacker A.J. Jones would be a starter for the Florida Gators. Even though he started last season, the competition was better threatening Jones' role. But he transformed his body physically during the offseason and it's transformed his game.
November 7, 2008
University of Florida cornerback Joe Haden, linebacker A.J. Jones, offensive lineman Maurkice Pouncey and safety Major Wright have been selected to the Coaches' Freshman All-SEC team, the league office announced on Thursday. The four selections garnered by the Gators are their most since placing seven on the conference's all-rookie team in 2003.
December 6, 2007
Tampa Middleton's A.J. Jones gave his verbal to Florida four days ago. The outside linebacker took his official visit this weekend and thoroughly enjoyed spending time with Gators who make up the current and future face of the position.
January 22, 2006
The Florida Gators get another big time commitment from one of the state's elite players Wednesday night when Tampa-Middleton four-star linebacker A.J. Jones made it official that he would be a Gator. The ferocious hitter with supreme athletic skills is another in a class full of stars for the Gators and the 27th commitment for Urban Meyer's team.
January 18, 2006
There are forty times and there are agility drills. There are vertical jumps and other measures of athletic ability. Tampa Middleton linebacker A.J. Jones has all the skills that make him a combine warrior but he is also one heck of a football player and that is why Jones will make his decision of where to play college football today on Countdown to Signing Day (CTSD) in front of a national television audience.
January 17, 2006