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Jeff Jones
Jeff  Jones

Class:
RS Freshman

Hometown:
Minneapolis, Minn.

High School:
Washburn HS

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 209

Position:
WR

Major:
Undeclared


04/11/2015

Spring Practice Finishes With Spring Game

The Gopher football team wrapped up 2015 spring practice with its annual Spring Game

2015 • FRESHMAN SEASON: Played in three games • missed 10 games with an injury • made his collegiate debut against TCU, but did not record any statistics • saw action on special teams against Kent State and Ohio. 

2014:
Redshirted.

HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Washburn High School in Minneapolis • team finished 8-2 • named MVP of the 2013-14 Under Armour All-America Game with 72 total yards and a touchdown reception • Minnesota's 2013 Mr. Football • named All-State by the Associated Press • Star Tribune All-Metro and Pioneer Press All-East Metro • rushed 167 times for 1,525 yards and 34 touchdowns in 10 games as a senior • surpassed 100 yards rushing eight times and 200 yards two times • caught 17 passes for 493 yards and eight touchdowns • longest run of the year was 75 yards, while longest reception was 99 yards • rushed for a score in eight games and caught a touchdown pass in six games • returned seven kickoffs for 262 yards and seven punts for 39 yards • punted three times (longest was 51 yards) for an average of 44.33 yards • in 2012, carried the ball 111 times for 1,002 yards and nine scores, while adding 10 receptions for 149 yards and three touchdowns • totaled 4,668 yards and 92 touchdowns during his career as a four-year starter • also a standout basketball player for the Millers • football coach was Giovan Jenkins • ranked the No. 1 player in Minnesota by ESPN, Rivals and 247Sports • received four-star status from ESPN, Rivals, 247Sports and Scout • pegged as the No. 7 running back in his class by Rivals and as the No. 9 and No. 12 back by 247Sports and ESPN • listed as the 44th-best player in the nation by Rivals and is the 60th-best player in the county according to 247Sports • ranked 137th on ESPN's top 300 players.

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