Ben Jones
Center - C
Senior
Previous Affiliations
   Bibb County   (Darryl Burns)
Previous Experience
  
Hometown
   Centreville, Ala.
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Courtesy: UGA Sports Communications
Release: 01/08/2010
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Four Bulldogs Named To Phil Steele's All-Freshman Team

Georgia's Ben Jones Named SEC Offensive Lineman Of The Week 

2009: Named All-SEC Second Team by SEC Coaches
*Started all 13 games.
*Named to Lindy’s 2009 SEC Preseason All-Conference Second Team.
*Selected to Phil Steele’s Preseason All-SEC Third Team.
*Earned True Grit award at conclusion of spring drills.
*Recipient of Heyward Allen Football Scholarship.

2008:
Named to CollegeFootballNews.com’s All-Freshman First Team
*Selected to Sporting News’  and Phil Steele’s All-Freshman Second Team
*Named Freshman All-SEC by SEC Coaches
*Appeared in 13 games making 10 starts at center
*Named SEC Offensive Lineman of the Week (11/10) following game vs. Kentucky, where the UGA offense tallied 520 yards on 57 plays (9.1 yards per play)
*First-career start came at center at No. 24 Arizona State
*Made Bulldog debut vs. Georgia Southern
*Named Most Improved Offensive Lineman at end of spring practice
*Graduated early and enrolled at Georgia in January

High School: Bibb County High School, coached by Darryl Burns...SuperPrep All-Dixie Team....PrepStar All-Southeast Region...2007 Alabama Sports Writers Association Class 5A First Team All-State...ESPN Top 150 (139)...2008 Rivals.com offensive centers (7),  Alabama Top 35 (23)...Scout.com three-star prospect, #5 center in the nation, #115 player in the South, #16 player in Alabama... invited to play in the 2007 Under Armour All-Star Bowl in Orlando where he was elected captain of the Red team...2007 Mobile Press Register Elite 18...2007 Bibb County team captain...also played defensive tackle, registering 55 tackles, three sacks, six tackles for loss and a fumble recovery...first baseman and pitcher on Bibb County’s baseball team...2007 Tuscaloosa News West Alabama Baseball All-Star...2007 Mobile Press Register Baseball Elite 18...345 career batting average...school record 48 RBI in 2007...bench max 370 pounds...squat max 500 pounds.

Personal: BEN JONES; Born: July 2, 1989; Major: Education.