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2005 Football Roster


Tavares Jones

Class: So.
Position: LB
Height: 6-3
Weight: 238 pounds
Previous School: Swainsboro
Hometown: Swainsboro, GA

2005: Saw action in all 11 games, including one as a starter ... Had a total of 19 stops on the season to go with a tackle for loss and a pass breakup ... One of three players at the end of spring drills to win the team's Best Effort award ... Had one tackle against Alabama, North Texas, Vanderbilt, and FAU ... Registered four stops versus Akron ... Collected a tackle for loss at home against ULL ... Earned his first collegiate start at linebacker against Arkansas State and responded with two tackles and a pass breakup ... Credited with a career-best seven tackles at FIU in the season finale.

2004: Played in all 11 contests, almost exclusively on special teams ... Registered pair of tackles, both on kickoff returns, one each against Florida Atlantic and in season finale at Troy.

High School: Voted first team Class 3A all-state as a tight end in 2003 after leading Swainsboro to a 10-1-2 record and a No. 3 ranking ... Savannah Morning News first team all-area ... The Augusta Chronicle first team all-area ... Was all-region as a junior and senior ... Selected to play in the GACA All-Star game ... Was written up in the Augusta Chronicle during the 2003 season as one of the "Area's Scariest Defenders" ... Led team with 167 hits and one interception ... Voted team's most valuable player ... In a big win over Appling, Jones recorded 15 tackles, an interception and two fumble recoveries ... Also played basketball (first team all-region as a junior) and track ... Played football for coach Shane Williamson.

Personal: Parents: Willie and Sabrina Dawson and Lillie Jones ... Born: 3/30/86 ... Major: Undecided.



2004 Game-by-Game Stats
2005 Game-by-Game Stats
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