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55 - Malcolm Jones
Malcolm Jones
Born: July 29, 1990
Height: 6-5
Weight: 300
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Cincinnati, Ohio
High School: Princeton
Position: LT
Major: Sports Management

Following two seasons at center, Malcolm made the move to left tackle duuring spring drills and should emerge as a standout in the front line...voted to the preaseason all-OVC team in his new position...also named to Phil Steele's preseason all-OVC second-team...accelerated into the lineup at center in mid-season of 2008 because of injuries to the starter and took full advantage of his opportunity...proved to be a solid contributor, starting six games...held that starting role at center throughout the 2009 season...still developing both his strength and footwork...made great strides during the spring and summer...good understanding of his role within the system.

AT TECH - (In 2009): Malcolm started at center in all 11 games for the Golden Eagles in 2009.

(In 2008): Started in six games as a true freshman.

HIGH SCHOOL: A three-year starter at Princeton High School in Cincinnati under coach Bill Leach...proved to be extremely versatile, playing every position in the offensive line...for the past two years, he has not allowed a single quarterback sack and as a senior he was credited with 37 pancake blocks...invited to participate in the Prep-Star All-American Combine in Los Angeles...team captain...also lettered two years on the track & field team, competing in shot put.

PERSONAL: The son of Wendell and Jerri Jones...full name is Malcolm Janiah Jones...birthdate is July 29, 1990...studying sports management curriculum.