Reshad Jones
# 9
Strong Safety - SS
Height: 6-2  Weight: 215
Junior
Previous Affiliations
   Booker T. Washington
Previous Experience
  2L
Hometown
   Atlanta, Ga.
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Courtesy: UGA Sports Communications
Release: 01/10/2010
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Career Highs: 12 tackles at No. 11 LSU in 2008

2009: Named All-SEC Second Team by Phil Steele
*Earned team’s Most Improved Player award for defense.
*Started all 13 games making 73 tackles, seven pass break-ups, four interceptions and a forced fumble.
*Registered a season-high 10 tackles vs. No. 4 LSU.
*Tallied nine tackles vs. S. Carolina and had eight tackle games at Vanderbilt and vs. Kentucky.
*Seven tackles, an INT and a pass break-up at No. 7 Ga. Tech.
*Tied for the team-lead with seven tackles vs. No. 1 Florida.
*Posted five tackles, an interception and two pass break-ups in victory over Texas A&M in Independence Bowl.
*Named to watch list for Jim Thorpe Award.
*Selected Preseason All-SEC Second Team by Phil Steele.
*Named Preseason All-SEC Third Team by SEC Coaches.
*Named to Athletic Director’s Honor Roll for summer semester.
*Recipient of Loy D. Thompson, IV, Football Scholarship.


2008: Named to CollegeFootballNews.com’s All-Sophomore Second Team
*Named Second Team All-SEC by Associated Press and Phil Steele’s All-SEC Second Team
*Appeared in 13 games making 12 starts recording 76 tackles and a team-leading five interceptions to go along with two punt returns for 38 yards
*Led the team in tackles in four games
*Recorded four tackles and an interception in Capital One Bowl victory over No. 19 Michigan State
*Notched a career-high 12 tackles and one interception at No. 11 LSU
*Recorded nine tackles and an interception vs. No. 18 Georgia Tech
*Tallied eight tackles at Kentucky and vs. No. 22 Vanderbilt and also had an interception against the Commodores
*Recorded six tackle performances at Auburn, vs. No. 8 Florida and at South Carolina, where he also picked off a Chris Smelley pass near the goal line late in the game to preserve the win over the Gamecocks
*Named the Most Improved Defensive Back at the end of spring

2007: Appeared in 13 games making two starts with 57 tackles and two INT
*Registered six tackles, one tackle-for-loss, during Georgia’s 41-10 rout of No. 10 Hawai’i in the Sugar Bowl
*Two tackles and an interception at Georgia Tech
*Had three tackles, first career interception and a pass break-up vs. Troy
*Led team by tying a then career-high seven tackles vs. No. 9 Florida
*Set a then career-high with seven tackles at Tennessee
*Tallied three tackles in first collegiate game against Oklahoma St.
*Named Most Improved Defensive Back at end of spring
*Recipient of the Loy D. Thompson, IV, Football Scholarship
*Recorded three tackles and one interception in spring G-Day game

2006: Redshirted.

High School: Booker T. Washington, coached by Rodney Cofield ...The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Super 11, Super Southern 100, AAAA All-State and Defensive Player of the Year...Georgia Sports Writers Association Class AAAA All-State and Defensive Player of the Year...Rivals Top 100, No. 1 player in Georgia, No. 1 safety in the country and No. 14 overall player in nation...ESPN.com Top 150, No. 5 safety and No. 25 overall player in nation...PrepStar 100 and No. 1 defensive back in nation...Fox Sports Net South Countdown to Signing Day All-South First Team defensive back...Scout.com No. 13 safety...Participated in Georgia North-South game...Tallied 82 tackles and two inceptions on defense as a senior...Notched 15 TDs on offense as both a running back and wide receiver...As a junior, collected 71 tackles and 10 interceptions on defense.

Personal: RESHAD JONES; Born:  Feb. 25, 1988;  Major: Housing.    

Defensive

                       

Year

G/GS

Solo

Asst.

Total

Sacks

TFL

FF

FR

PBU

Int.

QBH

 

2007

13/2

43

14

57

0.0/0

3.0/11

0

0

3

2

0


2008

13/12

45

31

76

0.0/0

2.5/4

0

1

3

5

1


2009 13/13 44 29 73 0.0/0 4.5/11 1 0 7 4 2  

Total

39/27

132

74

206

0.0/0

10.0/26

1

1

13

11

3

 

Punt Returns

                       

Year

Ret.

Yards

Avg

TD

LG

             

2008

2

38

19.0

0

32 GSU








Total

2

38

19.0

0

32 GSU