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#20 Brandon Jones
Position: Safety
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 180
Year: Redshirt Junior
Hometown: Decatur, Ga.
High School: Southwest DeKalb/Mars Hill
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Signed with the Tampa Bay Storm of the Arena Football League and made his professional debut on May 12, 2012

AT GEORGIA STATE: Two-year starter at safety and one of the Panthers' defensive leaders ... Made 103 career tackles to rank fourth in GSU history.
 
Transfer from Mars Hill who enrolled at Georgia State and joined the program in 2009, practicing with the team that fall ... Began as walk-on but quickly made an impact and earned a scholarship for 2010 ... Member of the team's Leadership Council.
 
2011: Totalled 38 tackles in nine games with one tackle for loss, along with one interception, one fumble recovery and one pass breakup ... Grabbed his first career interception vs. St. Francis ... ... Tied his career high with nine tackles against South Alabama, along with a fumble recovery at the three-yard line to end a scoring threat ... Added eight tackles at West Alabama and six hits with one tackle for loss at UTSA ... Missed three games (Old Dominion, Jacksonville State, Houston) with a lower leg injury but returned vs. Murray State.

2010: Second-leading tackler for GSU's inaugural team ... Credited with 38 solo tackles and 27 assists for a total of 65, including three tackles for loss ... Second on the team with six pass breakups ... Also had a fumble recovery.
 
Season-high nine tackles (4 solo, 5 assists ) at Old Dominion ... Six tackles, including four solo hits, with 1.5 tackles for loss and a fumble recovery in win over Morehead State ... Served as a game captain for GSU's inaugural game and was credited with five solo hits in the victory over Shorter ... Eight tackles (6 solo) and two pass breakups against Jacksonville State ... Added eight hits (5 solo) and a pass breakup in win at Campbell ... Earned the "Team Leadership Award" following spring practice.
 
AT MARS HILL: Attended Mars Hill College, an NCAA Division II program in Mars Hill, N.C., for two years and played for coach Tim Clifton ... Redshirted in 2007 and then played in nine games in 2008 ... Played wide receiver and caught two passes for 15 yards.
 
HIGH SCHOOL: All-county selection as a senior after honorable mention recognition as a junior ... Played quarterback at Southwest DeKalb High and set the school record for touchdown passes (at a school that also produced Quincy Carter) ...  Coached by Georgia high school legend Buck Godfrey ... Honor Roll student.
 
PERSONAL: Full name is Brandon Wesley Jones ... Parents are Anthony and Brigetta Jones ... Born Sept. 11, 1989 ... Earned his degree in December 2011.

CAREER STATISTICS *

Year

G

UA

A

Total

TFL

Sack

Int

PB

FR

FF

2010

11

38

27

65

3-7

0

0

6

1-0

0

2011

8

21

17

38

1-2

0

1-0

1

1-0

0

Total

19

59

44

103

4-9

0

1-0

7

2-0

0

* Redshirted in 2009

GAME-BY-GAME STATISTICS

2011

UA-A

Total

Sack

TFL

FF

FR

Int

PB

Clark Atlanta

0-2

2

0

0

0

0

0

0

Old Dominion

DNP

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jacksonville St.

DNP

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Houston

DNP

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Murray State

2-1

3

0

0

0

0

0

0

SC State

4-0

4

0

0

0

0

0

0

South Alabama

5-4

9

0

0

0

1-0

0

1

UTSA

2-4

6

0

1-2

0

0

0

0

St. Francis

2-0

2

0

0

0

0

1-1

0

West Alabama

4-4

8

0

0

0

0

0

0

Campbell

2-1

3

0

0

0

0

0

0

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2010

UA-A

Total

Sack

TFL

FF

FR

Int

PB

Shorter

5-0

5

0

0

0

0

0

0

Lambuth

4-3

7

0

1-1

0

0

0

1

Jacksonville St.

5-2

7

0

0

0

0

0

2

Campbell

5-3

8

0

0

0

0

0

1

Morehead St.

4-2

6

0

1.5-5

0

1-0

0

0

Savannah St.

3-1

4

0

0

0

0

0

0

NC Central

1-2

3

0

0.5-1

0

0

0

0

Old Dominion

4-5

9

0

0

0

0

0

0

South Alabama

2-5

7

0

0

0

0

0

0

Lamar

2-1

3

0

0

0

0

0

1

Alabama

3-1

4

0

0

0

0

0

0

 

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