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    Velus Jones Jr.
    Velus  Jones Jr.

    Class:
    RS Freshman

    Hometown:
    Saraland, AL

    High School:
    Saraland HS

    Height / Weight:
    6-0 / 185

    Position:
    WR

    Birthdate:
    05/11/1997

    Experience:
    SQ

    Major:
    Psychology

    @VelusJr
    @iam_vjj

    2017: Jones will compete to get into the playing rotation at wide receiver as a redshirt freshman in 2017.

    2016: Jones redshirted as a first-year freshman wide receiver in 2016.

    HIGH SCHOOL: He made 2015 Prep Star All-Southeast Region, USA Today All-Alabama first team, AL.com Super All-State first team, Alabama Sportswriters Association All-State Class 6A first team and All-Coastal Alabama first team as a senior wide receiver at Saraland (Ala.) High. He had 48 receptions for 945 yards (19.7 avg) with 10 TDs in 2015, plus 172 rushing yards with 2 TDs and 2 touchdowns on special teams.

    As a junior in 2014, he made All-State and All-Region while getting 51 receptions for 1,118 yards (21.9 avg) with 9 TDs. Saraland was the state Class 6A runnerup in 2014.

    PERSONAL: He is a psychology major at USC.