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Tamir

Jones

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#7

Wide Receiver
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 190
Year: Junior
Hometown: Norcross, Ga.
High School: Norcross

Bio

CAREER STATISTICS

ACADEMIC HONORS:
• Sun Belt Conference Honor Roll, 2017-18
• Athletic Director’s Honor Roll, Fall 2017; Spring 2018; Fall 2018

AT GEORGIA STATE: Two-year letterwinner at receiver with 45 career catches for 558 yards and three touchdowns ... Career average of 12.4 yards per catch... Signed with the Panthers in 2017 as part of head coach Shawn Elliott’s first recruiting class and immediately earned a prominent role ... Changed to jersey No. 7 in 2018 after wearing No. 81 as a freshman.

2018: Finished the season with 12 catches for 162 yards and three TDs, all over the final six games ... Had three catches for a career-high 95 yards at Arkansas State. Caught his first career touchdown on a 36-yard reception and also had a 54-yard catch ... Hauled in a 3-yard touchdown pass at App State and a 5-yard TD vs. Georgia Southern.

2017: Team’s third-leading receiver as a true freshman ... Caught 33 passes for 396 yards, averaging 12.0 yards per catch ... Had nine receptions for 150 yards over the final two games ... Ended the regular season with career highs of six receptions for 82 yards vs. Idaho ... Had a season-long 49-yard reception vs. Western Kentucky in the AutoNation Cure Bowl on a spectacular catch down the sideline to the 26-yard line, setting up GSU’s first touchdown. Finished the game with three catches for 68 yards ... Five receptions for 75 yards vs. Troy with a season-long 39-yard catch ... Had four catches for 33 yards in win over Charlotte ... Two receptions for 24 yards in win at Coastal Carolina, including a 17-yard catch on 3rd-and-6 to keep a touchdown drive alive ... Five catches for 32 yards in win at Texas State. 2017: Team’s third-leading receiver as a true freshman ... Caught 33 passes for 396 yards, averaging 12.0 yards per catch ... Had nine receptions for 150 yards over the final two games ... Ended the regular season with career highs of six receptions for 82 yards vs. Idaho ... Had a season-long 49-yard reception vs. Western Kentucky in the AutoNation Cure Bowl on a spectacular catch down the sideline to the 26-yard line, setting up GSU’s first touchdown. Finished the game with three catches for 68 yards ... Five receptions for 75 yards vs. Troy with a season-long 39-yard catch ... Had four catches for 33 yards in win over Charlotte ... Two receptions for 24 yards in win at Coastal Carolina, including a 17-yard catch on 3rd-and-6 to keep a touchdown drive alive ... Five catches for 32 yards in win at Texas State.

HIGH SCHOOL: Earned second-team All-Region 7-AAAAAAA honors … All-county selection by the Touchdown Club of Gwinnett … Helped Norcross High School to a 10-0 regular season and an 11-1 final record in Georgia's largest classification ... Had 26 receptions for 489 yards and four touchdowns. Averaged 18.8 yards per catch ... Coached by Keith Maloof.

PERSONAL: Tamir Lindell Jones is the son of Lola Jones and Carlton Grimes ... Born April 30, 1999.

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