CAREER HIGHS Tackles: 9, at Iowa State (2014)
For Loss: None
Fumble Recoveries: None
* Indicates most recent high
Saw action in the secondary and on special teams in five of 13 games, mainly on special teams ... SEASON HIGHLIGHTS ... opened the year with two tackles against Sam Houston State ... recorded one tackle against UTEP.
Played in 10 games with one start at defensive back ... made 17 tackles (13 solo)... recorded a season-high nine tackles (seven solo) at Iowa State (11/22)... made a tackle (solo) at No. 10 TCU (10/25)... recorded six tackles (four solo) against Kansas (10/18)... notched first career tackle (solo) against West Virginia (10/11)... made career debut on special teams in season opener against Central Arkansas (8/30).
2013 Redshirt season... did not play.
Memorial High School in Port Arthur, Texas... recorded 54 tackles, one interception and five pass breakups as a senior... helped lead team to an 8-3 overall record and 4-2 record in league play... three-star prospect by ESPN and 24/7 Sports ... ranked in the Top 100 nationally at his position by ESPN ... Port Arthur News Super Team selection ... First Team All-District 21-5A ... as a junior, compiled 49 tackles, four tackles for a loss and three interceptions ... CHOSE TEXAS TECH OVER: Houston, Iowa State, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi State, North Texas, Oklahoma State, San Jose State, Tulsa and Utah... High School Coach: Kenny Harrison.
Jalen Barnes... son of Solomon and Andetria Jones... a business management major at Texas Tech.