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  Derrell Jones
Derrell Jones

Player Profile
Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Accokeek, Md.

High School:
Westlake

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 320

Position:
OL

2006 Scouting Report: Enters his first active season following a redshirt year...initially earmarked for duty at defensive tackle, Jones moved to offensive guard midway through spring drills...will enter fall training camp slated to vie for time at right guard.

2005: Redshirted as a true freshman.

High School: Considered one of the top prospects in Maryland... three-year starter at defensive tackle for Westlake... also started at offensive tackle his final two seasons... two-time first team All-Southern Maryland...two-time first-team All-Southern Maryland Athletic Conference selection by both league coaches and the Washington Post...compiled 63 tackles, 17 tackles for losses, 6.5 sacks, four fumble recoveries, three caused fumbles and five pass breakups as a senior...graded out at nearly 85% at offensive tackle...led team to a 28-7 (.800) mark in his three seasons as a starter, including Maryland 3A playoff berths each season...rated the No. 9 prospect in Maryland by Rivals.com... rated the No. 12 prospect in the state according to Scout.com...considered one of the nation's top 30 defensive tackle prospects by Rivals.com...SuperPrep All-Mid-Atlantic Team...rated the No. 12 prospect in the Mid-Atlantic Region by SuperPrep...PrepStar All-Atlantic Region...played under Coach Dom Zaccarelli...selected to play in the Super 44 all-star game...also lettered in basketball and track and field.

Personal: Derrell Marcus Jones, born 10/1/87, is the son of Darlene Jones and Alonzo Hillian...has three sisters and two brothers...is a cousin of Donta Jones, the former Nebraska Cornhuskers linebacker who played for the Pittsburgh Steelers (1995-98) and later the Carolina Panthers (1999) and New Orleans Saints (2000)...enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences.