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Derrick Jones

Derrick  Jones

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Eupora, Miss.

High School:
Eupora

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 188

Position:
WR

Experience:
3L

10/03/2015

Rebels Drop Ranked-Road Battle at No. 23 Florida

Ole Miss Hosts New Mexico State for Homecoming Next Weekend

04/11/2015

Blue Defeats Red in Regions Bank Grove Bowl

Scrimmage Caps Spring Football Practice Season

11/08/2014

Ole Miss Shuts Out Presbyterian, Cruises to Victory

Rebels Accumulate 402 Yards on the Ground in 48-0 Win

11/08/2014

Postgame Notes: Ole Miss vs. Presbyterian

09/01/2014

Ole Miss Press Conference: 09.01

Rebels Open SEC Play against Vanderbilt at LP Field

Listed No. 2 at a wide receiver spot ... Superior athlete ... Now that he’s solely on offense, he can keep improving his comfort level with the scheme.

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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