Pitt holds second practice of the Spring
Coach Chryst has 15 practices scheduled beginning March 5.
The Panthers had a full-gear practice on Thursday afternoon.
The Panthers scrimmaged for nearly three hours on Saturday.
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Pittsburgh vs. Louisville :: Nov. 12, 2011 (AP Photos)
2012: Played in 11 games as a reserve receiver and had seven receptions for 66 yards (9.4 avg.)...also had three rushes for 14 yards (4.7 avg.)...posted season highs with two catches for 26 yards (13.0 avg.) against Virginia Tech...took over the starting punt return duties late in the season and totaled four returns for 59 yards (14.8 avg.)...had a 39-yard punt return at USF, the longest of his career and the longest by a Pitt player since 2007.
2011: Played in 12 games, starting four as a true freshman...sat out the Dec. 3 Syracuse game with a concussion...in addition to receiver, the former high school QB was also utilized as a passer...was 3-for-3 passing for 51 yards and two touchdowns (30 yards to Cameron Saddler at Iowa and 14 yards to Devin Street against Connecticut)...had 14 rushes for 67 yards (4.8 avg.) and 17 receptions for 143 yards (8.4 avg.)...Panthers' top punt returner with 14 returns for 93 yards (6.6 avg.)...also had a kick return at West Virginia for 31 yards, sustaining a concussion on the play that limited him to only one half of action...posted personal receiving bests in the BBVA Compass Bowl vs. SMU with six catches for 36 yards...had three receptions for 28 yards vs. Cincinnati.
HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year starter at Fort Meade, including his junior and senior seasons at quarterback...started at wide receiver his freshman and sophomore seasons...went 21-3 as a starting QB, directing Fort Meade to two district championships and two appearances in the regional finals...as a senior Jones passed for 1,698 yards and 20 touchdowns, while rushing for 624 yards and 10 TDs...All-Florida Class 1A...two-time All-Polk County...played under Coach Jemalle Cornelius...also ran track and played basketball at Fort Meade.
PERSONAL: Ronald Noel Jones III, born 12/12/92, is the son of Ronald and Sabrina Jones Jr....has five sisters and two brothers...administration of justice major.
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