A young player who received a number of reps at the depleted defensive end post in the spring...came on strong during the spring and could compete for playing time during the fall...tied for a team-high two sacks and a pass break-up in the annual Red and Black Spring Game.
2006 - Saw action in four games, posting two tackles and a fumble recovery.
2005 - Redshirt season.
High School - Hebron High School in Lewisville, Texas ... Top 300 overall prospect nationally (Max Emfinger Recruiting) ... Three-Star recruit (Rivals.com) ... No. 34 strong side defensive end prospect nationally (Rivals.com) ... No. 76 overall prospect (Rivals.com Texas Top 100) ... No. 27 overall prospect (Dallas Morning News Area Top 100) ... Associated Press Class 4A First-Team All-State selection ... Lubbock Avalanche-Journal State Top 100 ... Houston Chronicle State Top 100 ... Dallas Morning News All-Area Team ... posted 99 tackles, 18 tackles for loss and five sacks during senior season ... all-District 9-4A selection ... team captain who helped lead HHS to district championship ... unanimous all-District 9-4A honors following junior season after logging 53 tackles, including 11 for loss, and five sacks ... 4.7 in the forty ... finished sixth in state wrestling meet as a sophomore ... also offered by UTEP, Baylor, Tulsa, Kansas State, Connecticut and Maryland ... High School Coach: Brian Brazil.
Personal - Phillip S. Jones...born January 17, 1987, in Wichita, Kansas...son of Marni and Phil Jones...has one sibling, Shannon...hobbies include playing the guitar.