Promising young defensive lineman who showed significant progress in the spring, moving up to No. 2 on the depth chart at left end ... Recorded a pair of tackles, including one for loss in the Maroon and White 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 ... Undecided on major.