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Ronnie Jones Jr.
Ronnie Jones Jr.

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Hempstead, Texas

High School:
Hempstead HS

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 235

Position:
LB

Experience:
2L

-One of only three returning starters on the defensive side of the ball.

2013 (Sophomore): Ended the season with 29 tackles, including seven unassisted stops ... Also recorded 2.5 TFLs, one sack, blocked a kick and returned a kickoff on the season ... Had a season-high six tackles at Sam Houston State ... Posted a four-tackle effort at Louisiana Tech, which included one tackle for a loss ... Had five tackles and blocked a kick against Bacone College ... Had three tackles - 1.5 TFLs - and a sack in their season opener ... Recorded four stops, including two unassisted, and returned a kick 11 yards against Nicholls State.

2012: Played in all 12 games at backup linebacker as a true freshman ... Finished the year with 23 total tackles, three tackles for loss and one sack ... Best outing came at Stephen F. Austin (11/3) with six tackles and a 12-yard sack ... Posted five tackles, including three solo stops, in 31-0 win over Prairie View A&M ... Finished with four solo tackles in 52-21 win over McMurry (10/13).

High School: Helped Hempstead to the 2011 Class 2A state title game as Bobcats finished with a 14-1 record ... Named District 14-2A Defensive MVP as a junior and senior ... Hempsted won District 14-2A title with a 6-0 record in 2011 ... Posted 145 tackles, two blocked field goals, a blocked punt and an interception as a senior ... Finished his varsity career with 431 tackles, 12 sacks and five interceptions.

Personal: Ronnie Jones Jr. was born on Oct. 25, 1993 ... Son of Ronnie Jones and Tywanna Ragston ... Majoring in kinesiology.

09/08/2012

Lamar takes home opener 31-0 over Prairie View A&M

Cardinals finished with 432 yards of total offense in the win

08/20/2012

Lamar Football Camp - Linebackers

Cardinals will have four linebackers on the field in 2012

08/31/2014

FB HIGHLIGHTS: The Cardinals win 42-27 over Grambling

(BEAUMONT, TX) ; The Lamar Cardinals opened up their 2014 season against the visiting Grambling State Tigers. Caleb Berry passed for 389 yards and 5 touchdowns in the opener. Mark Roberts caught 2 of Berry touchdown passes and racked up 139 yards receiving. Reggie Begleton caught 12 passes for 119 yards and scored one touchdown. Lamar is now 1-0 and will travel to College Station to face the Texas A&M Aggies next weekend. Kickoff of set for 6:30 P.M. on September 6th on the SEC network.

08/29/2014

PREVIEW: Grambling Rolls into this weekend

(Beaumont, TX) - Jordan Washington takes you through this weeks matchup for the Lamar Cardinals @ Provost-Umphrey Stadium.

08/15/2014

Football: #IceBucketChallenge

Coach Ray Woodard and the Senior Cardinals accept Channel 6's Andrew Chernoff's #icebucketchallenge to #strikeoutALS and challenge Judge Bob Wortham and the Lamar Cardinals Men's Basketball Team.

08/14/2014

FOOTBALL: Camp Upadate

BEAUMONT, TX: Head Coach Ray Woodard discusses camp progress and the first game of the season. The Cardinals open up season play at home against Grambling on August 30 at 7 PM.

08/07/2014

FOOTBALL: Media Day

Coach Ray Woodard and players discuss the new freshman class, camp, and what to expect for the year.

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