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#6 Mike Jones Jr.

Position:
LB
Height:
6-0
Weight:
225
Class:
*So.
Hometown:
Nashville, Tenn.
High School:
IMG (Fla.) Academy
* - Redshirt
BIO

Enters 2020 credited with 22 career tackles (4.0 for loss), a forced fumble and a pass breakup in 196 snaps over 18 career games.

2019: Credited with 19 tackles (4.0 for loss) a forced fumble and a pass breakup in 181 snaps over 15 games … contributed to wins against Georgia Tech and No. 12 Texas A&M … added four tackles (one for loss) at Syracuse … made three tackles vs. Charlotte … added a tackle vs. Florida State and at Louisville … recorded two tackles, both for loss, vs. Boston College … contributed two tackles (one for loss) and his first career forced fumble vs. Wofford … made three tackles at NC State … posted two tackles vs. Wake Forest … broke up a pass on a fourth-down stop at South Carolina … added one tackle vs. No. 22 Virginia in the ACC Championship Game … played on special teams vs. No. 2 Ohio State and No. 1 LSU.

2018: Credited with three tackles in 15 snaps in three games while redshirting … posted three tackles in 13 snaps in his collegiate debut vs. NC State … also saw action vs. Louisville and Duke … earned ACC Honor Roll selection.

Before Clemson: No. 208 player in the nation by ESPN and No. 210 player by 247Sports … No. 10 outside linebacker in the nation by ESPN and No. 15 outside linebacker by 247Sports … played in Under Armour All-American Game … played two years at IMG (Fla.) Academy, helping it to a No. 2 final national ranking and 9-0 record as a senior, and a No. 4 national ranking and an 11-0 record as a junior … had 22 tackles, five tackles for loss, five pass breakups and a recovered fumble as a junior … had 11 passing touchdowns and 10 rushing touchdowns along with 60 tackles and 13 sacks as a freshman … teammate of fellow Tiger signee Xavier Thomas … coached by Kevin Wright at IMG Academy … recruited by Tony Elliott and Brent Venables … enrolled at Clemson in January 2018.

Personal: Born Dec. 19, 1998 … majoring in communication … completed a microinternship with Synnex in 2019.