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2012 NEBRASKA COMMIT #6: Who Dat Say Deion Jones?

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Deion Jones goes lateral to trip up the ballcarrier.
Deion Jones goes lateral to trip up the ballcarrier.


Let the crawdad and bead jokes commence. Adding some more Louisiana flavor to roster already peppered with Terrence Moore, Khiry Cooper and P.J. Smith, speedy linebacker Deion Jones of new Orleans Jesuit became the sixth verbal commitment of the Huskers 2012 class. He is the second linebacker in a class that could be looking at taking one more.

Jones is ranked as two star recruit, but the coaches may be ahead of the recruiting services on this one. Despite the meager rating, he has amassed 17 offers including ones from Arizona, Illinois, KU, K State, Minnesota, Pitt and TCU. Currently considered undersized at 6' 200 lbs., his high school coach said he projects to weigh around 220 by the time he graduates. Jones' 40 time is listed as 4.43