RANKINGS: Listed as the No. 69 “athlete” in the country and the No. 23 prospect in Virginia by Rivals … Ranked as the No. 372 overall player in the country by PrepStar … Rated the No. 25 prospect in Virginia by The Roanoke Times … Ranked as the No. 27 player in Virginia in SuperPrep’s preseason issue … Ranked as the No. 35 “athlete” in the country and the No. 21 player in his state by 247Sports … Listed as the No. 98 wide receiver in the country by Scout … Ranked as the No. 68 “athlete” in the country, the No. 66 player in his region and the No. 21 player in the state by ESPN Recruiting Nation.
THE VITALS: Committed to the Hokies on February 15, 2012 … Selected to play in the Chesapeake Bowl … A second-team All-Timesland selection at utility … Threw for 764 yards and rushed for 772 yards as a quarterback his senior year … Threw one touchdown his senior season, but led his team to an 8-2 regular-season record (lost in the first round of the playoffs) … Completed 70 of 121 passes for 1,005 yards and nine touchdowns as a junior … Rushed for 725 yards on 110 carries as well his junior season … Recruited by Cornell Brown.
PERSONAL: Born 11/17/94 in Roanoke, VA … Son of Monica Jones and stepfather Stark Jones … Son of David Prince, Sr. … Has one younger brother and two younger sisters … Contemplated major is business.
WHY HE CHOSE TECH: “I wanted to go in-state, so it was between Tech and UVa. I just couldn’t see myself waking up every morning at UVa. Plus, the atmosphere at Tech is great, you’ve got great people surrounding you, and you’re going to get a good education.”