Football

JoshJones

  • position Offensive Lineman
  • height 6-6
  • Weight 325
  • class Sophomore
  • Hometown Columbus, Ga.
  • High school Central-Phenix City-Ala.

2021 – r-Freshman
• Practiced with the team

2020 – Freshman
• Redshirt season
• 2020-21 First-Year SEC Academic Honor Roll

High School
• Three-star prospect by all three major recruiting services
• Rated the No. 32 overall prospect in the state of Alabama for the Class of 2020
• Four-year starter who helped Central advance to the Alabama 7A state championship game in 2019 and finish with a 12-2 record
• Named to the 33rd annual Alabama-Mississippi AllStar Football Game roster
• Two-time first-team Class 7A All-State selection
• Led the Red Devils to a state title in 2018 after defeating Thompson in the Super Seven Championship game, finishing 14-0
• Coached by Jamey DuBose
• Had 14 Division I offers before choosing UK over LSU

Personal
• Born in Columbus, Georgia
• Son of Quinnita and Deforest Jones
• Has one brother, Joseph Jones
• Major is consumer economics and family fi nancial counseling

Josh Says
• Nickname is “Bugg”
• He chose Kentucky because of the coaching staff and it’s a great place
• One thing most people don’t know about him is that he’s quiet
• His sports hero is LeBron James
• Besides being good at football, he’s also a good basketball player

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