The Cardinals lost on the road to McNeese State this Saturday night. (Lake Charles, LA)
Cardinals beat Nicholls (Beaumont, TX)
2011: Played in eight games with a start at Nicholls (11/12) ... Finished the year with five tackles as a reserve linebacker ... Registered single tackle performances against Texas College (9/3), Incarnate Word (9/17), Southeastern Louisiana (10/1), Texas State (10/15) and Nicholls.
2010: Appeared in eight games as a freshman, finishing with eight total tackles ... Recorded a season-high three tackles at Stephen F. Austin (9/25) ... Had two tackles, including a sack that produced an 11-yard loss, in Lamar's season-ending 44-6 win over Oklahoma Panhandle State (11/20).
High School: Selected to first-team berth on The Port Arthur News' 38th Annual Super Team after helping Central post a 9-4 record and second-place finish in District 20-4A ... Was twice named first-team All-District 20-4A ... Twice earned a second-team berth on the Beaumont Enterprise Super Gold Team ... Willie Ray Smith Award finalist after the 2009 season.
Personal: William Jones was born on Sept. 18, 1991, in Port Arthur, Texas ... Son of Wilbert Jones and Patricia A. Williams ... Majoring in mathematics.