Athletic and promising young defensive lineman who stood out at multiple positions in high school.
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 ... Undecided on major.