CAREER HONORS 2014 -- Second Team Academic All-Big 12
A versatile athlete who saw extensive playing time as a sophomore... Will continue to develop and look to take over starting duties at running back in 2015.
2014 (Click Here for Game-by-Game Statistics): Played in all 13 games, rushing for 540 yards and 13 touchdowns on 133 attempts... Also hauled in eight passes for 75 yards and a 13-yard touchdown catch against Kansas... Finished third in the Big 12 and 26th nationally in rushing touchdowns... Had 11 of his 13 rushing touchdowns come out of the “Wildcat” formation... Finished second in school history in points among sophomores with 84... Opened the season with six touchdowns in the first four games, scoring a career-high three against UTEP and two apiece against Stephen F. Austin and Iowa State... Also had two rushing touchdowns against Oklahoma State... Carded a career high 76 yards against UTEP, one more than his previous career high at Iowa State... Registered a career-best 20 receiving yards against UCLA in the Alamo Bowl... Picked up Second Team Academic All-Big 12 honors.
2013: Did not see any game action.
HIGH SCHOOL: A three-year starter at Mandeville under head coach Guy Lecompte... Rushed for 1,767 yards and 22 touchdowns while hauling in 31 passes for 321 yards during his senior season... An honorable mention all-state pick by the Louisiana Sports Writers Association... Named the New Orleans Player of the Week following a 213-yard performance against Parkway... Accounted for nearly 700 yards from scrimmage and eight touchdowns as a junior.
PERSONAL: Charles Jones was born January 20, 1994... Son of Charles and Zondra Jones.