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Matt Jones

RB

Height
6' 2"
CLASS
SO
Hometown
Seffner
Weight
226 lbs.
Experience
1L
School
Armwood

2013: Missed part of August camp while recovering from a viral infection, and then suffered a season-ending knee injury against LSU…Despite playing just five games, he finished third on the team with 339 yards on 79 carries (4.3 avg) and two touchdowns…He also had 5 catches for 25 yards…Had 176 yards rushing at Kentucky, the most by a Gator running back since Ciatrick Fason had 210 vs. Kentucky in 2004…His 176 yards rushing on the road was the most since Ciatrick Fason ran for 190 at South Carolina in 2003 and is the eighth best all-time by a Gator in a road game…Jones also led the team in rushing against Miami (47 yards) and Arkansas (50 yards)…Named to the Doak Walker Award Watch List and selected Preseason All-SEC Third Team by the media…2012: Made his first career start against Tennessee and had 12 appearances on the season…The team’s third leading rusher and had 52 carries for 275 yards and three touchdowns…Also recorded three receptions for 10 yards…Totaled 146 yards on 16 carries (19.1 avg.) in the final two games of the regular season versus Jacksonville State and Florida State…Scored touchdowns against South Carolina, FSU and Louisville.

 

PRIOR TO FLORIDA:

Rated a four-star prospect by ESPN, Scout.com and Rivals.com…Rated the 11th-best running back prospect by ESPN…The No. 137 player overall according to Scout.com…Rated the No. 32 player in the state of Florida by Rivals.com…Earned Honorable Mention All-State honors as a senior despite missing four games with a knee injury…Helped lead Armwood to a 15-0 record and the FHSAA Class 6A Championship his senior year while rushing for 896 yards (6.49 yards per carry) and 10 touchdowns despite missing four games…Also had nine catches for 197 yards and three touchdowns…Armwood finished No. 2 in the nation in the final POWERADE FAB 50 rankings and No. 3 in the nation in the final USA Today Super 25 rankings…Chose Florida over Alabama, Auburn and Clemson…Coached by Sean Callahan.

 

JONES’ CAREER HIGHS

Rushing Attempts: 28 (Kentucky, 2013)

Rushing Yards: 176 (Kentucky, 2013)

Rushing TDs: 1 (5x last Kentucky, 2013)

Longest Rush: 67 (Kentucky, 2013)

Receptions: 3 (Kentucky, 2013)

Receiving Yards: 20 (Kentucky, 2012)

Receiving TDs: None

Longest Reception: 9 (Kentucky, 2013)

 

2012 (12 GP/1 GS*)

Rushing

Receiving

OPPONENT

No

Yds

Avg

TD

Lg

No

Yds

Avg

TD

Lg

BGSU - 9/1

3

17

5.7

0

17

 

0

0

0.0

0

0

at TAMU - 9/8

5

10

2.0

0

5

 

1

3

3.0

0

3

*at #23 Tenn - 9/15

5

9

1.8

0

5

 

0

0

0.0

0

0

Kty - 9/22

10

45

4.5

0

11

 

1

6

6.0

0

6

#4 LSU - 10/6

0

0

0.0

0

0

 

0

0

0.0

0

0

at Vandy - 10/13

0

0

0.0

0

0

 

0

0

0.0

0

0

#9 SC - 10/20

3

11

3.7

1

10

 

0

0

0.0

0

0

vs. #12 UGA - 10/27

DNP

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mizzou - 11/3

6

24

4.0

0

11

 

0

0

0.0

0

0

Louisiana - 11/10

1

-3

-3.0

0

0

 

0

0

0.0

0

0

Jack St - 11/17

8

65

8.1

0

18

 

1

1

1.0

0

1

at #10 FSU - 11/24

8

81

10.1

1

32

 

0

0

0.0

0

0

#21 Louisville 1/2/13

3

16

5.3

1

17

 

0

0

0.0

0

0

2012 Totals

52

275

5.3

3

32

3

10

3.3

0

6

2013 (5 GP/4 GS*)

Rushing

Receiving

OPPONENT

No

Yds

Avg

TD

Lg

No

Yds

Avg

TD

Lg

Toledo - 8/31

DNP

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

*at #24 Miami - 9/7

18

47

2.6

0

9

 

1

1

1.0

0

1

Tenn - 9/21

12

49

4.1

1

13

 

1

4

4.0

0

4

*at Kty - 9/28

28

176

6.3

1

67

 

3

20

6.7

0

9

*Ark - 10/5

17

50

2.9

0

12

 

0

0

0.0

0

0

*at #10 LSU - 10/12

4

17

4.3

0

6

 

0

0

0.0

0

0

at #14 Mizzou - 10/19

DNP

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

vs. UGA - 11/2

DNP

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Vandy - 11/9

DNP

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

at #11 SC - 11/16

DNP

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GS - 11/23

DNP

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

#2 FSU - 11/30

DNP

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2013 Totals

79

339

4.3

2

67

5

25

5.0

0

9

Rushing

Receiving

Career Totals

No

Yds

Avg

TD

Lg

No

Yds

Avg

TD

Lg

17 GP/5 GS

131

614

4.7

5

67

8

35

4.4

0

9

 

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