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  Brandon Jones
Brandon Jones
Player Profile
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Texarkana, Texas

High School:
Liberty Eylau HS

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 208

Position:
Wide Receiver

2001:
Played primarily on Sooner special teams, appearing in all 12 games ... tallied 150 punt return yards on seven attempts versus Tulsa ... yardage ranks as the second-highest single game total in school history ... also caught two passes for 16 against TU ... recorded two tackles on the season.

High school:
Highly sought after as a receiver ... was a serious dual threat during his senior season at Liberty Eylau ... caught 32 passes for 609 yards and seven touchdowns ... also rushed for 193 yards and three touchdowns on 26 carries (7.4 ypc) ... earned his second consecutive Class 3A Offensive Player of the Year award ... earned the award as a junior after catching 50 passes for 1,092 and 15 touchdowns ... also returned two punts for touchdowns, including one for 72 yards ... had 13 catches for 423 yards and five touchdowns as a sophomore ... led Liberty Eylau to a 14-1 record and the 2000 Class 3A State Championship ... also ran track and played baseball ... entered the 2001 prep baseball season with a career average of .350 ... coached by Joe Drennon.

Wrapup:
Was drafted in the 2000 Major League Baseball Draft by the New York Yankees and won the starting center field job for OU's baseball team last spring ... one of only 213 living two-sport letterman in OU history ... chose OU because of its "comfortable environment and team atmosphere" ... born: Oct. 6, 1982 ... parent: Barnette Jones ... major: university studies.

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