Updated: June 11, 2013
2012: Worked at defensive end while taking a redshirt year … Recorded a 320-pound bench press, a 395-pound low box squat and a 250-pound push jerk during testing … Opened spring drills working at end, then moved inside to tackle for the last nine practices … Contributed two tackles, including a sack during the spring game.
High School: A PrepStar All-American for Coach Ron Gartrell at Stephenson High … A member of the Super 11 squad by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution … A member of the All-Met team as a defensive lineman by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution … Tallied 115 tackles, including 22 for a loss, and 14.5 sacks his senior season … A first-team Class AAAAA selection his junior and senior seasons as a defensive lineman … Recorded 90 tackles, including 20 for a loss, and 13 sacks as a junior … Ranked as the No. 19 weakside defensive end in the country and the No. 25 player in his state by 247Sports … Listed as the No. 23 weakside defensive end in the country and the No. 26 prospect in Georgia by Rivals … Ranked as the No. 41 player in the state of Georgia by SuperPrep … Listed as the No. 60 defensive end in the country by Scout … Ranked as the No. 63 defensive end in the country, the No. 259 player in his region and the No. 60 player in the state by ESPN Recruiting Nation … Ranked as the No. 131 overall prospect in the country and the No. 24 defensive end in the country by Tom Lemming on MaxPreps.
Personal: Jarontay D. Jones … Born 3/31/94 in Flint, MI … Son of Ivan Dawson and Sherry Daniels … Has an older brother and an older sister, as well as a younger brother and sister … Majoring in economics.