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13  E.J. Jones
E.J. Jones

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Miami, Fla.

High School:
Northwestern

Last College:
Marian College/Pasadena City College

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 160

Position:
Wide Receiver

Experience:
SQ


Junior-college transfer who joined the Wildcats in the fall of 2009 ... A quarterback in high school and junior college, he made the move to wide receiver at UK ... Plays with great effort and has shown toughness ... His speed also enables him to returns punts and kickoffs ... Has played in one game.

2009 (Junior): Played in one game, UK's victory over the University of Louisiana at Monroe ... Named Offensive Scout Team Player of the Week twice during the season, prior to the Florida game and the win at Auburn.

Junior College: Starting quarterback at Pasadena City College in the 2008 season ... Completed 125 of 204 passes (60.4 percent) for 1,582 yards and 12 touchdowns ... Rushed for 397 net yards and three TDs ... Also caught three passes for 46 yards ... Averaged 25.9 yards per kickoff return with a long return of 56 yards ... Coached by James Kuk.

Marian College: Spent the 2006 and 2007 seasons at Marian College (now University) in Indianapolis, Ind. ... Marian began a football program in 2007, his second year at the school ... Completed 60 of 115 passes (52.2 percent) for 677 yards and six touchdowns ... Threw the first touchdown pass in school history ... Rushed for a net 100 yards ... Caught nine passes for 90 yards and one TD ... Coached by Ted Karras.

High School: Three-year letterman at Northwestern High School in Miami, Fla. ... Started at quarterback his senior season ... Led the perennial power to the semifinals of the state playoffs in Class 6A, the largest classification in Florida ... Earned all-state and All-Dade County recognition ... Also a guard on the basketball team ... Pitched and played shortstop in baseball ... Coached by Roland Smith.

Personal: Born in Miami ... Son of Herbert and Doretha Jones ... Major is psychology.

2014 National Signing Day Commonwealth Stadium