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Perry Jones

195 lbs.
Chesapeake, Va.
Oscar Smith HS
High School / Club
Perry Jones - Football - Virginia Cavaliers

Career –
Finished career No. 9 all-time at UVa with 3,722 all-purpose yards … finished No. 17 at UVa with 2,033 career rushing yards … finishes No. 5 all-time at UVa with 129 career receptions … became the fourth player in UVa history and 12th in ACC history to reach 1,000 career rushing and receiving yards … ended career with 29-straight starts and 36 starts over a 37 game span … only start missed between 2010 and 2012 was the 2010 Miami game.

2012 – One of UVa[apos]s four team captains. 2011 – Honorable Mention All-ACC … Phil Steele Postseason List All-ACC third-team … captain.

2012 – One of 11 Cavaliers to start all 12 games …led UVa with 52 yards rushing and added a TD against Richmond … caught four passes against Penn State … caught two passes at Georgia Tech … threw his second career TD pass on an option play to Tim Smith against Louisiana Tech … had a career-high 100 receiving yards against Louisiana Tech … rushed for 82 yards against Louisiana Tech … was the 17th Cavalier to join the 2,000 yard career rushing club with 50 rushing yards vs. North Carolina. 2011 – Started all 13 games … became the 40th Cavalier to amass 1,000 career rushing yards with his 110 yard performance against Idaho … threw first career TD pass to Tim Smith at Miami … also caught a career-long 78 TD pass from Rocco against the `Canes … 149 yards against Georgia Tech were a career high … led the team with 1346 all-purpose yards … rushed for TDs vs. Duke, at Maryland, at Indiana and against Idaho … broke runs of 20-yards or more in six games this season (IU, SM, ID, GT, UM, MD) … caught seven passes for 90 yards against Auburn in the Chick-fil-A Bowl. 2010 – Started 11 of the 12 games he appeared in … earned second letter … made first collegiate start in season opener against Richmond … his 38-yard rush on UVa[apos]s first offensive play from scrimmage in 2010 against Richmond was longer than any rush by Virginia in 2009 and eclipsed his career mark of nine yards entering the season … rushed for a career-high 89 yards at Duke … also rushed for 73 yarda against Richmond and 77 at USC … recorded first career TD on a 10-yard reception from Marc Verica at Duke … tallied first career rushing TD on a one-yard scamper at Boston College … second on the team with 646 rushing yards … tied Keith Payne for team lead of 4.7 yards per rush average … No. 3 on the team with 31 receptions … led the team with 1,106 all-purpose yards … returned six punts for 45 yards … returned 12 kickoffs for 191 yards. 2009 – Appeared in 11 games for the Cavaliers … made first game appearance vs. TCU … earned his first letter … saw time on 180 specials teams plays … lined up on offense in UVa[apos]s final three games … rushed nine times for nine yards … rushed a season-high five times at Clemson … ranked second on the team in kick return yardage with a total of 241 yards … notched 11 tackles of special teams, three of the solo variety … selected by the UVa coaches as the special teams player of the game against Southern Miss … selected by the UVa coaches as the scout team player of the game against North Carolina.

Hard-hitting defensive standout and dynamic offensive threat for coach Richard Morgan at Oscar Smith HS … 2 stars by Rivals and Scout … Scout[apos]s No. 111 safety in the country … listed as the No. 143 athlete by ESPN … No. 22 player in Virginia by, 24th by SuperPrep and No. 32 by the Roanoke Times … All-Southern and player of the year in Virginia by the Orlando Sentinel … finished as the school[apos]s all-time leading tackler with 343 … also holds the school record with 54 career touchdowns … two-time first-team all-state linebacker … two-time all-Tidewater by the Virginian-Pilot … two-time district defensive player of the year … named the Group AAA Player of the Year by The Associated Press as a senior after leading his team to the state championship … first-team all-region at linebacker and running back … Virginian-Pilot area player of the year … rushed for 1,831 yards and a school-record 30 touchdowns, including 949 yards and 10 scores in five playoff games … made 119 tackles, including 28 for loss, and 10 sacks while intercepting four passes … led the team with a school-record 141 tackles as a junior … had 26 tackles for loss and 11 sacks … intercepted five passes, including one for a touchdown.