The Pitt offense returns eight starters from last season
NCAA Football: Pittsburgh at North Carolina (USATSI)
2014: Played in 13 games, starting three contests at left tackle in his first active season...starting assignments came against Virginia, Syracuse and Miami.
2013: Redshirted as a true freshman.
HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Philadelphia's West Catholic High School, where he was selected All-State Class AA by the Pennsylvania Sports Writers...Pennsylvania Football News first team All-Class AA...All-Southeastern Pennsylvania...All-Catholic League...Philadelphia Daily News All-City...two-way lineman who led West Catholic to a 7-4 record, the Catholic League Class AA championship and the PIAA playoffs as a senior...played under Coach Brian Fluck...rated the No. 27 prospect in Pennsylvania by Scout...selected to play in the Chesapeake Bowl, a senior all-star game featuring players from Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia and the District of Columbia...also selected to play in the Big 33 Football Classic (Pennsylvania vs. Maryland)...in addition to football, lettered in basketball and track and field at West Catholic.
PERSONAL: Jaryd Emanuel Jones-Smith, born 9/3/95, is the son of Shirley Ann Smith and the late James Edward Jones...has one brother and one sister...enrolled in the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences.
Pitt Earns Invitation to New Era Pinstripe Bowl
Ejuan Price Named Finalist for Ted Hendricks Award
Brian O'Neill Selected as a Piesman Trophy Finalist
James Conner Named Winner Of ACC's Brian Piccolo Award
JAMES CONNER TOOK A HEROIC ROAD TO 1,000 YARDS
Bugg, Henderson Earn First National Bank Weekly Honors