Jackrabbits hand MSU first shutout loss since 2008
Enters the fall with the potential to be a starter on a talented MSU defensive line ... Contributed 3 tackles and 2 solo stops in Maroon and White Spring Game (4/11/15).
2014: Saw action in 4 games as a redshirt freshman with injuries sidelining him early in the season before he returned for the final three games of the year ... Brought down a pair of ball carriers at home against No. 1 North Dakota State (11/15/14) ... Also saw time in games at Northwestern State (8/28/14), vs. Southern Illinois (11/8/14) and at UNI (11/22/14) ... Had 2 tackles, 1 TFL in the Maroon and White Spring Game (4/26/14).
2013: Redshirted his freshman season at Missouri State ... Named MSU Defensive Scout Team Player of the Week twice for games against Central Arkansas (9/21/13) and North Dakota State (10/12/13).
High School: Helped lead Coach Chris Hill's Wynne (Ark.) High team to the Class 5A semifinals and 12-1 record in 2012 ... Earned first-team all-conference honors as a senior ... Was also a standout receiver for Coach Chris Hill his junior season and helped the Yellowjackets to an 11-3 campaign in 2011 ... Also played center for the Wynne basketball team and is a classmate of fellow MSU freshman Joseph Stampley..
Personal: Tony G. Jones was born 11/24/94 in Wynne, Ark. ... Son of Tony and Tiffany Jones of Wynne ... Has four brothers -- Arrion, Barry, Brandon and Bryce ... Brother Arrion Dixon was an All-SEC defensive lineman at Arkansas ... Majoring in General Business.