7  Isaiah Jones
Isaiah Jones


Austin, Texas

High School:
Stephen F. Austin

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 186

Inside Receiver



Spring Football Notebook No. 9

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ECU vs. Ohio (USA Today Gallery)

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High School: On the receiving end of 36 passes for 439 yards (12.2 ypr) and six touchdowns as a senior at Stephen F. Austin High School ... Led Maroons with 14 kick returns for 159 yards (11.4 ypr), rushed for an additional 204 yards on 41 carries and completed three-of-six passes for 32 yards and a TD ... A two-year varsity starter for coach Mike Rosenthal, who was a Monogram winner at Notre Dame and enjoyed an NFL career with the New York Giants, Minnesota Vikings and Miami Dolphins ... Rates as a three-star recruit according to Scout.com and ESPN.com ... A First-Team All-District (15-5A) selection at wide receiver and kick returner in 2012 .... One of only three wide receivers to earn a spot on the Austin American-Statesman's All-Central Texas 2012 preseason football team ... Also was a Fanstand/KJCE AM 1370 Preseason All-Austin Area Team pick as a receiver ... Contest of note was a five-catch, 65-yard, two-touchdown effort against Westwood in the Maroons' season opener ... Caught 41 passes for 359 yards and four touchdowns as a junior ... Also ran for 55 yards and a score 42 attempts and completed 27-of-53 passes for 280 yards with four TDs and four interceptions in 2011 ... Junior season highlight was a three-touchdown passing performance against Akins ... Split the District 15-5A Newcomer-of-the-Year award with Bowie junior running back Gino Jonassaint in '11 ... Earned additional letters in track (won the district triple jump championship and competed on the 4x1 and 4x2 relay teams).

Personal: Full name is Isaiah Avery Jones, but also goes by Zay ... Born March 30, 1995 at Dallas, Texas ... Son of former Pirate letterman (1988-91) Robert Jones, who remains the only consensus (AP, Scripps-Howard, Football News, Walter Camp, Kodak, College Football Writers Association, College & Pro Football Newsweekly) All-America performer (1991) in the history of the ECU program ... Father also earned All-America honors out of his linebacking position as a junior in 1990 and was a part of three Super Bowl championship teams with the Dallas Cowboys (1993, 1994, 1996) ... Uncle, Jeff Blake, was quarterback on the 1991 East Carolina team and had an extended career in the NFL ... Blake placed seventh in the balloting for the Heisman Trophy as a senior with the Pirates when he passed for 3,073 yards ... Cousin, Torre Blake, plays for the ECU volleyball team ... Cousin Emory Blake, who caught a touchdown pass in the 2010 national championship game while playing for Auburn, is currently on the St. Louis Rams roster ... Older brother, Cayleb Jones, is a wide receiver at Arizona ... In all, has five siblings ... Enjoys acting and dancing.