Derrick Jones

Derrick  Jones


Eupora, Miss.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 188




Three More Rebels Chosen on Day Three of NFL Draft

D.J Jones, Derrick Jones, Chad Kelly Join Long List of NFL Rebels


No. 21 Ole Miss Dominates No. 11 Georgia

Kelly Throws for Two TDs, Runs for Another


Postgame Notes: Ole Miss vs. Georgia

Postgame Notes: Ole Miss vs. Georgia


Rebels Drop Ranked-Road Battle at No. 23 Florida

Ole Miss Hosts New Mexico State for Homecoming Next Weekend


Blue Defeats Red in Regions Bank Grove Bowl

Scrimmage Caps Spring Football Practice Season

2016: Played in nine games with three starts at cornerback ... Tied for second on the team with five passes defended and was second with two interceptions ... Earned fourth letter ... Played receiver in 2014, 2015 and the beginning of 2016 ... vs. #11 Georgia (9/24/16): In his season debut, returned his first career INT 52 yards for his first career defensive TD and posted a tackle ... vs. Memphis (10/1/16): Made three tackles (two solo) ... at #22 Arkansas (10/15/16): Posted three tackles (two solo) and a pass breakup ... at #23 LSU (10/22/16): Made three tackles (two solo) with 0.5 TFL and an INT ... vs. #15 Auburn (10/29/16): Made two solo tackles ... vs. Georgia Southern (11/5/16): Made two tackles (one solo) with 1.0 TFL and a pass breakup ... at #8 Texas A&M (11/12/16): Made three solo tackles in first start of season ... at Vanderbilt (11/19/16): Made three solo stops and broke up a pass in start ... vs. Mississippi State (11/26/16): Made one tackle in start.

2015: Played in every game with one start at WR, while also seeing major time on special teams ... Totaled six catches for 120 yards and a TD on the season ... Earned third letter ... vs. UT Martin (9/5/15): Started at WR for the first time in his career ... vs. Fresno State (9/12/15): Had a 4-yard catch ... at #23 Florida (10/3/15): Caught two passes for 39 yards ... vs. New Mexico State (10/10/15): Had one catch for 19 yards ... at #22 Memphis (10/17/15): Made a tackle on special teams ... at Auburn (10/31/15): Caught a 45-yard touchdown for his second career score ... Sugar Bowl vs. #16 Oklahoma State (1/1/16): Caught one pass for 13 yards.

Spring 2015:
Capped an outstanding spring with three catches for 35 yards in the Grove Bowl ... Practiced solely at wide receiver during the spring.

2014: Played in every game, seeing time at both cornerback and receiver ... Earned second letter ... at Vanderbilt (9/6/14): Saw his first career action on offense ... at #14 Texas A&M (10/11/14): Had two tackles and broke up a pass ... vs. Tennessee (10/18/14): Made one tackle and forced a fumble ... vs. #3 Auburn (11/1/14): Made two tackles ... vs. Presbyterian (11/8/14): Caught the first five passes of his career for 55 yards, including a 31-yard TD from DeVante Kincade.

2013: Played in nine games with four starts at corner ... Tallied 27 tackles (20 solo) with a TFL and two pass breakups on the season ... Earned first letter ... at #1 Alabama (9/28/13): Made his college debut at cornerback and recorded four tackles (one solo) ... vs. #9 Texas A&M (10/12/13): Made his first career start and posted two solo stops ... vs. #6 LSU (10/19/13): Posted four stops (two solo) in start ... vs. Idaho (10/26/13): Made five solo stops with a TFL in start ... vs. Arkansas (11/9/13): Made two solo tackles ... vs. Troy (11/16/13): Tallied five tackles (four solo) ... vs. #8 Missouri (11/23/13): Had three solo stops and two PBUs in start ... at Mississippi State (11/28/13): Made two tackles ... Member of the 2013 signing class.

HIGH SCHOOL: Tabbed a 3-star prospect by all the major recruiting services ... Rated the 61st-best wide receiver in the country by Rivals.com and No. 89 by Scout.com ... Listed as the ninth-best recruit in Mississippi by Scout.com and ESPN.com ... Listed among the top 40 recruits in the state by The Clarion-Ledger ... Caught a 41-yard TD pass in the Alabama-Mississippi All-Star Game ... Named a first team All-State receiver by The Clarion-Ledger and the Mississippi Association of Coaches ... Caught 44 passes for 975 yards and 15 TDs to help Eupora reach the Class 2A state title game ... Also had 39 tackles and six interceptions on defense ... All-District in football and basketball ... Coached in high school by Junior Graham.

PERSONAL: Son of Jackie Jones and Dontrel Quinn ... Born: Dec. 4, 1994 ... General studies major.





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