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Quentin Jones
45  Quentin Jones

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Columbus, Ohio

High School:
Northland

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 310

Position:
DL

Experience:
RS

2010: Redshirted.

PRIOR TO UTEP: Four-year starter for head coach Kevin Tooson at Northland High School in Columbus, Ohio ... rated as the no. 2 defensive tackle and the seventh-best defensive lineman in the state by Rivals.com ... an Army All-American Invitee ... sustained a season-ending injury in the first quarter of the first game of his senior season ... first-team All-Conference, All City and honorable mention All-District following a strong junior campaign ... recorded 63 tackles, six sacks, five forced fumbles, three fumble recoveries and a trio of pass break-ups ... credited with 30 tackles, four sacks, and forced five fumbles as a sophomore ... managed 15 stops and two sacks in his initial year with the varsity team ... earned a trio of letters in track & field by competing in shot and discuss ... took third place in the shot and fifth in the discus at the city meet ... served as his student class president in 2010 ... also involved with student council and was the school's student-athlete of the year.

PERSONAL: Parents are Sean Jones and Melodie Devonshire ... has one brother ... enjoys spending time and relaxing with family in his spare time ... born 5/25/92 (Columbus, Ohio) ... Business major.

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