2016 Dave Campbell's Preseason All-Texas Second Team
2016 ESPN Preseason All-C-USA First Team
2016 Athlon Sports Preseason All-C-USA Third Team
2015 Phil Steele’s Postseason All-Conference USA Third Team 
2015 All-Conference USA Honorable Mention
2014 All-C-USA Freshman Team

2016 (JUNIOR): Played in 10 contests, making eight starts and missing two games due to injury … earned All-Conference USA second team honors after leading team in tackles 93 (44 solo) … ranked tied 11th in C-USA in total tackles and ranked fourth in tackles per game (9.3) … added 6.0 tackles for loss (28 yards), 2.5 sacks (22 yards) and a pass breakup … led team with 72 tackles on rushing plays … registered double-digit tackles in four contests … has 241 career tackles (seventh most at UTEP since the 2000 season) … has 10.5 career sacks, needing 1.5 to crack the all-time top 10 list …has 29.5 career tackles for loss, needing 1.0 to etch name on all-time top 10 list … opened campaign with a 12-tackle performance and a tackle for loss during a victory against rival NM State … established career best with 16 tackles (seven solo) and connected on a pass breakup against FIU … total tackles against the Panthers were the most by an individual UTEP player since the 2013 season (17 tackles) … amassed 16 more tackles (11 solo) at Rice, while chipping in with a sack against the Owls … capped season with another 12-tackle outing, while registering a sack and 1.5 tackles for loss during a dominant victory against North Texas … recorded nine tackles and 0.5 a sack against Old Dominion … contributed with five stops and 1.5 tackles for loss in a win over Houston Baptist … registered eight tackles at no. 11 Texas … recorded seven stops in a 5OT victory at UTSA … tallied eight tackles at Florida Atlantic.

2015 (SOPHOMORE): Played and started in all 12 games at Will linebacker … led the team with 93 tackles (48s/45a), 14.5 tackles for loss (59 yards), 6.5 sacks (41 yards) and two safeties, while adding four quarterback hurries … ranked tied for second in C-USA in tackles for loss, averaging 1.21 … notched a spot in the UTEP record book, tying for ninth all-time for season tackles for loss … checked in as the only underclassman to rate in the top six in the league in sacks … registered career-best 11 tackles versus NM State, Rice, Old Dominion, LA Tech … tallied the second-most tackles for loss in a single contest in C-USA and a career-high five tackles for loss (14 yards) with 1.5 sacks and a safety in an overtime victory over the Aggies … part of the defensive effort that yielded a season-low 307 total yards against LA Tech, contributed 11 tackles (four solo), 1.5 tackles for loss, one quarterback hurry and a safety in the matchup … recorded a three-sack performance for 20 yards against UTSA, tying for second most in a single game in C-USA … posted eight stops (seven solo) at Southern Miss … registered nine showings with five or more tackles … led the team in tackles in seven matchups during the season … set the most tackles for a UTEP defensive player since the 2012 campaign.

2014 (FRESHMAN): Played in all 13 games, making 12 starts ... ranked second on the defense with 55 tackles (29s/26a) and 9.0 tackles for loss (27 yards), while recording 1.5 sacks, an interception, three pass breakups and four quarterback hurries ... registered six-plus tackles during five different contests in 2014 ... tallied six stops (four solo) and two tackles for loss during first collegiate game at New Mexico ... recorded season-best seven tackles, a quarterback hurry and a pass breakup during first game in the Sun Bowl against Texas Tech ... came up with six stops and tackle for loss during a shutout win at UTSA ... registered five solo stops at Kansas State ... tallied first collegiate sack against Old Dominion and first collegiate interception against Southern Miss (14-yard return) ... recorded five tackles and 0.5 tackle for loss (four yards) against NM State ... registered two solo tackles before leaving game with injury against Middle Tennessee ... posted a fumble recovery against Utah State in the New Mexico Bowl.


First-team All-District 1-4A defensive back and second-team All-District 1-4A quarterback as a senior ... rushed for 950 yards on 80 carries with 20 touchdowns, while passing for 463 yards and seven scores ... helped Burges to a 10-3 record and an area playoff win ... also recorded 83 tackles, one sack, two forced fumbles and returned three punts for touchdowns ... played three years of varsity ball ... participated in the Greater El Paso All-Star Game ... won eight consecutive games after taking the signal calling reins ... played with his twin brother, Aaron ... competed on the Burges track and field team ... a member of the 1600m relay state championship team after taking the district title ... El Paso Times All-City selection in basketball, averaging 15.2 ppg.

PERSONAL: Full name is Alvin Jones, Jr. ... son of Alvin, Sr. and Vurgess Jones ... father is an army veteran and mother is an active duty member of the military ... has two brothers and one sister ... his twin brother, Aaron is a running back at UTEP ...born in Savannah, Ga. ... communications major.

Alvin Jones

Alvin  Jones


El Paso, Texas

High School:
Burges HS

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 225




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