2010: Moved from offensive line to defensive line and appeared in three games ... Had two tackles on the season, both coming at Stephen F. Austin (9/25).
Junior College: Was named to the Region XIV All-Academic team as a sophomore at Kilgore ... Helped Rangers to a 6-4 record as a sophomore.
High School: Played three varsity seasons for coach Jack Alvarez at Kirbyville High School ... Was a first-team All-District 21-3A selection as a senior ... Was also named second-team all-area and all-region ... Earned academic all-state honors for the Wildcats ... Helped KHS to 30-8 record during his three seasons ... Was also a two-time all-district selection in baseball and was second-team all-district in golf.
Personal: Ryan Benjamin Jones was born on Aug. 30, 1989, in Beaumont, Texas ... Son of Randy and Steph Jones ... Has one brother, Kael ... Majoring in history and kinesiology.