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    Derrick Jones
    Derrick Jones

    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Gardena, CA

    High School:
    Poly

    Height / Weight:
    6-2 / 180

    Position:
    WR

    Experience:
    HS

    He earned 2003 Super Prep All-American, Prep Star All-American, Prep Star Top 100 Dream Team, Lemming Top 100, Super Prep All-Farwest, Prep Star All-West, Long Beach Press-Telegram Best in the West first team, Tacoma News Tribune Western 100, Orange County Register Fab 15 first team, Cal-Hi Sports All-State second team, All-CIF Southern Section second team, All-CIF Division I, Los Angeles Times All-Southeast/South Coast and Long Beach Press-Telegram Dream Team first team honors as a senior wide receiver and defensive back at Long Beach (Calif.) Poly High...He caught 49 passes for 930 yards (19.0 avg.) and scored 11 TDs, including 3 on kick and punt returns, in 2003...Long Beach Poly was the CIF Division I finalist in 2003...As a junior in 2002, he was a Student Sports Junior All-American, Cal-Hi Sports All-State first team, Cal-Hi Sports All-State Underclass first team, All-CIF Division II, Los Angeles times All-Southeast/South Coast and Long Beach Press-Telegram Dream Team first team selection...He had 39 receptions for 1,479 yards (37.9 avg.) with 16 TDs (he also scored 5 times on kickoff returns)...He also was on the track team at Long Beach Poly, with bests of 10.44 in the 100 meters and 20.97 in the 200..He won the 200 at the 2004 California State meet (in that meet, he also was fifth in the 100 and ran legs on the victorious 1600-meter relay and the runnerup 400-meter relay)...He won the 100 and 200 at the 2004 CIF Division I meet and at the 2004 CIF Southern Section Masters meet...He was named the 2004 Long Beach Press-Telegram Dream Team Track Athlete of the Year...He was a 3-time (2002-04) Moore League champion in the 100 and 200...Current Trojans Darnell Bing, Hershel Dennis, Winston Justice and Manuel Wright also prepped at Long Beach Poly.