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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.

11/18/2014

Jones Named CSM Southland Player of the Week

Junior linebacker recognized for his efforts in Lamar victory

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

11/20/2014

Flight Plan::Football

The Lamar Cardinals (7-4 OVR) (4-3 SLC) head to Cowboy Stadium in Lake Charles, LA to compete against McNeese State (6-4 OVR) (4-3 SLC) in their final game of the season. Game time is slated for 6PM.

11/16/2014

Highlights: UIW 20 - LU 31

(BEAUMONT, TX) The Lamar Cardinals take home the close win over Incarnate Word with a final score of 20-31. Lamar had yet another record breaking game when Mark Roberts became the first player in Lamar history to record 1,000 receiving yards.

The Cardinals will travel next week to McNeese to take on the Cowboys.

11/16/2014

The Wrap: FB

(BEAUMONT, TX) Head Coach Ray Woodard, Quarterback Caleb Berry, and Linebacker Ronnie Jones, Jr. discuss the 31-20 victory over Incarnate Word, Senior Night, and the Cardinals' first winning season since the return of football.

11/13/2014

Flight Plan::Football

(BEAUMONT, TX); The Lamar Cardinals are set to take on the University of Incarnate Word Cardinals in the Big Red's final home game. It is also senior night for the Cards, and there will be a ceremony before the game honoring them individually.

Game is slated for 7PM at Provost-Umphrey Stadium and online at www.bigredsn.com

11/06/2014

The Big Red SN Guys: Lamar at UCA Chalk Talk

(BEAUMONT, TX) The Big Red SN Guys, also known as Jordan and Wesley, discuss this weekend's game at Central Arkansas, and what the Cardinals need to do to defeat the Bears.

Kickoff is set for 3 PM in Conway, Arkansas and will be aired on KUIL.

Follow Jordan @BRSN_Jordan and Wesley @BRSN_Wesley

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