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Doug Jones
Doug Jones

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Erlanger, Ky.

High School:
Dixie Heights

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 275

Position:
FB

Birthdate:
11/16/1984

Experience:
3L


2006: Started seven games at fullback ... opened the year with a catch in each of the first three games ... totaled three receptions for 61 yards and 12 rushing yards on three carries vs. Akron ... shared UC's Offensive Player of the Week award vs. Syracuse ... Bearcat Academic Honor Roll (Fall 2006, Winter 2007) ... Topcat Honor Roll (Spring 2007).

2005: Started eight of the first 10 games, missing the season finale due to injury... totaled three catches for 24 yards in the season opener vs. Eastern Michigan... made two catches for 23 yards at Penn State... caught two passes for 27 yards at Miami (Ohio)... made two catches for 17 yards in his final action of the campaign at USF ... Bearcat Athletic Honor Roll (Fall 2005).

2004: Named to the Conference USA All-Freshman Team...moved from tight end to fill the fullback position... rushed for 16 yards in two carries vs. Miami (Ohio)...had three catches for 34 yards and a touchdown vs. Army...posted career highs of six receptions for 51 yards vs. USF...caught passes in seven of his last eight games, and made TD receptions in four of those contests. .. team's sixth-leading receiver (21 rec., 201 yards, 4 touchdowns)... Bearcat Athletic Honor Roll (Winter 2005, Spring 2005).

2003: Redshirted... worked as a backup long snapper for the field goal/PAT teams...gained valuable experience as a member of the scout team... Bearcat Athletic Honor Roll (Fall 2003).

Dixie Heights High School: First team all-city choice as a junior for head coach Tom Spritzky... missed his entire senior campaign due to injury...caught 32 passes for 352 yards and seven touchdowns as a junior, helping team to a 9-3 record and the second round of the state playoffs... also made five sacks with 48 tackles while playing as a defensive end... named to the Northern Kentucky All-Star teams by both the Cincinnati Enquirer and the Cincinnati Post... first team all-conference choice as a sophomore despite missing a good portion of the season with an injury...lettered three times in both football and baseball and twice in basketball.

Doug Michael Jones: Born Nov. 16, 1984... son of Ronald and Linda Jones.

Academic Major: Finance.

Single-Game Bests
Receptions: 6 vs. USF (11/20/04)
Receiving Yards: 51 vs. USF (11/20/04)
Long Reception: 32 vs. Akron (10/7/06)
Touchdowns: 1 (4 times) last vs. USF (11/20/04)

Career Receiving Statistics Year Rec. Yards Avg. TD Long 2004 21 201 9.6 4 30 2005 15 107 7.1 0 14 2006 11 123 11.2 0 32 Totals 47 431 9.2 4 32