8  DeAndre Jones
DeAndre Jones

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
New Bern

High School:
West Craven

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 180

Position:
Defensive Back

Experience:
SQ


High School: A flexible, multi-positional standout who earned letters as a three-year starter at West Craven High School ... Served as team captain in 2006 to help guide Eagles to a 6-6 mark ... Tallied 500 receiving yards, 850 rushing yards and racked up 21 touchdowns on the offensive side of the ball while picking off four passes on defense on defense as a senior ... Scored 10 TDs over a five-game stretch in 2006 ... Labeled a "shut-down" cornerback by prep coach Clay Jordan ... Named to the New Bern Sun Journal's All-Area and all-conference squads ... Booked more than 60 tackles and picked off five passes as a junior ... Also added 950 rushing yards and 19 scores to earn team MVP honors in 2005 ... Helped guide WCHS to a 9-2 overall record as a sophomore starter in 2004 ... Began prep career in the New Bern High School program where he was selected JV Player-of-the-Year in 2003 as a freshman before getting promoted to the varsity roster for the playoffs and an eventual appearance against state champion Charlotte Independence ... Featured in 2007 Rivals.com Recruiting Yearbook ...Timed at 4.43 in the 40-yard dash ... Has recorded a bench-press of 300 and a vertical jump of 31.0" ... A track standout who is one of the state's top hurdlers (14.5 in 110-meter high hurdles) and sprinters (10.8 in 100 meters) ...Anchored unit's 4X100 relay squad to a third-place state finish.

Personal: Full name is DeAndre' Markee Jones ... Born January 31, 1989 at New Bern, N.C. ... Son of Tony and Vickie Brimmer ... Cousin of current ECU linebacker Pierre Bell ... Intends to major in construction management ... Nickname is Fly Guy.