17 TONY JONES II

  • POSITION Wide Receiver
  • HEIGHT 6-0
  • WEIGHT 183
  • CLASS Sophomore
  • LETTERS 1
  • HOMETOWN Union City, Ga.
  • HIGH SCHOOL Langston Hughes HS

Season-by-Season
2018

  • Played in the first 10 games of the season as a second-string wide receiver
  • Caught 12 passes for 128 yards & one touchdown
  • First collegiate reception went for a 10-yard touchdown at Memphis (Sept. 1)
  • Had season-highs of four receptions & 45 receiving yards at Samford (Sept. 15)
  • Hauled in at least one reception in seven games, including a season-best 21-yard catch at Wofford (Oct. 27)
  • Recovered a pivotal onside kick that set up a game-winning drive at VMI (Sept. 29)

Before Mercer
High School

  • Will graduate from Langston Hughes High School (Fairburn, Ga.) in spring of 2018
  • Played four years under head coach Willie Cannon
  • Two-time 6A All-Region 5 wide receiver for the Panthers
  • Rated as a three-star wide receiver by 247Sports.com
  • Additionally played basketball & ran track at Langston Hughes HS
  • Member of school's National Honor Society
  • Honor Roll student
  • Participated in school's SGA, FBLA, AVID & Peer Mentor programs
  • Had offers from over 10 other schools including Tennessee, Toledo, East Carolina, Arkansas State & FAU

Personal
  • Full name is Tony Berrelle Jones, Jr.
  • Son of Tawanna Jones & Tony Jones, Sr.
  • Born Nov. 8, 1999
  • Has three siblings: Tianna, Tonika & Tierra