Army head coach Stan Brock welcomed the newest members of the Black Knights' football program into the fold on Monday as he announced his club's 2008 recruiting class.
About Jones: Former quarterback who shifted to "rover" position during spring of 2009 ... two-time letterman ... who has provided valuable depth on defense and key special teams roles ... served as primary punt returner in 2009.
2010: Appeared in all 13 contests ... registered four total tackles ... collected two tackles on special teams during season opener opposite Hawai'i ... credited with solo hits on both stops ... added two tackles during home defeat of VMI ... returned one punt return opposite VMI ... stopped for no gain.
2009: Saw action in 10 contests ... received majority of playing time on special teams ... served as Black Knights' primary punt returner ... returned 18 punts for 105 yards ... averaged 5.8 yards per return ... that figure ranked 52nd among national leaders ... also registered one tackle ... returned four punts for 28 yards against Vanderbilt ... registered long return of 19 yards ... made first career tackle at Air Force.
2008: Drew field duty in final two games of season ... closed year as Black Knights' primary punt return specialist ... returned total of three punts in games against Rutgers and Navy ... returned all three kicks during season finale opposite Midshipmen.
High School: Three-time letterwinner at Robert. E. Lee High in Baytown, Texas ... played for head coach Dick Olin ... multi-position standout ... split time between quarterback and wide receiver positions on offense ... handled punting and punt return duties as well ... served as team captain as a senior.
Personal: Born Nov. 11, 1989 ... given name is William Joshua Jones ... parents' names are Jeffrey and Janine Jones ... plays basketball in free time ... majoring in American Law and Legal Studies.