UND Roster

2016-17 Football Roster

#94 Jarron Jones

Defensive Line

Height 6'5''
Weight 315 lbs.
Class Fifth Year
Hometown Rochester, NY
High School Aquinas Institute


College Football Performance Awards Honorable Mention Defensive Lineman of the Week (10.20.14)

Outland Trophy Watch List (2016)

Lombardi Award Watch List (2015)


Tackles: 7, Northwestern, Nov. 15, 2014 (4-3); BYU, Nov. 23, 2013 (4-3)

Sacks: 1.0, vs. Rutgers, Dec. 28, 2013 (1-0)

Tackles for loss: 3.0, at Florida State, Oct. 18, 2014 (3-0)

Fumbles forced: 1, Navy, Nov. 2, 2013; Michigan, Sept. 6, 2014 (1-0)

Pass breakups: 1, Northwestern, Nov. 15, 2014

Blocked kicks: 1, four times

SENIOR SEASON (2015): Suffered a torn MCL in August that resulted in knee surgery that left him out of action until bowl practices…returned to the lineup for the Irish in the BattleFrog Fiesta Bowl against Ohio State (Jan. 1)…pressured Buckeyes’ quarterback J.T. Barrett into a third quarter interception that eventually led to an Irish touchdown.

JUNIOR SEASON (2014): Played and started on the defensive line in each of the first 11 games … suffered a season-ending foot injury in the first quarter vs. Louisville (Nov. 22) and did not play at USC (Nov. 29) or vs. LSU (Dec. 30) … tied Sheldon Day for the most tackles by an Irish defensive lineman with 40 … tied for second on the team with seven and a half tackles for loss … had at least a half tackle for loss in each of Notre Dame’s first three games … registered three tackles, two solo, and a half sack against Rice (Aug. 30) … also recorded a quarterback hurry vs. the Owls … recorded six tackles, including three solo stops, one for loss, and forced a fumble in the victory over Michigan (Sept. 6) … registered three tackles, including a half sack, in the 30-14 victory over Purdue (Sept. 13) … blocked an extra point attempt (his third career blocked kick) and made a pair of tackles in the 31-15 victory over Syracuse (Sept. 27) … registered an assisted tackle in the 17-14 victory over No. 14 Stanford (Oct. 4) … collected five tackles, two quarterback hurries and blocked an extra-point attempt in the 50-43 victory over North Carolina (Oct. 11) … attacked No. 2 Florida State’s offensive line on Oct. 18, recording three tackles for loss among his six total stops … also had a pass pressure against Jameis Winston … the Seminoles went three and out on each of the three possessions that Jones collected a TFL … collected five tackles, including four solo stops, in the 49-39 victory over Navy (Nov. 1) … lone tackle in the loss at No. 11 Arizona State (Nov. 8) was a three-yard TFL … equaled his career high with seven tackles against Northwestern (Nov. 15) … added a PBU and TFL against the Wildcats as well … shared a sack with Isaac Rochell against Louisville (Nov. 22) before leaving the game with a season-ending foot injury.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2013): Appeared in 12 games with one start (Stanford on Nov. 30) … made 20 tackles, one for loss, one sack and one forced a fumble … blocked two kicks … registered a pair of solo tackles, including his first career sack, in the 29-16 victory over Rutgers in the 2013 New Era Pinstripe Bowl (Dec. 28) … recorded four tackles at Stanford (Nov. 30) … had his breakthrough performance against BYU (Nov. 23) … made a season-high seven tackles against the Cougars and blocked a short fourth-quarter field-goal attempt that would have made it a one-score game … collected four tackles against Navy (Nov. 2) and also forced a fumble … made his first two tackles in the win over Michigan State (Sept. 21) … blocked an extra-point attempt against Temple (Aug. 31).

FRESHMAN SEASON (2012): Did not see any action during the season.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Rated number-20 player nationally by MaxPreps and Tom Lemming … listed 107th on 247Sports rating of national prospects … ranked number- 10 offensive tackle in the nation and second-best player in New York by 247Sports … rated number-102 player nationally on 2012 ESPNU 150 list … listed as 11th-best offensive tackle in the nation, second-best player in New York and 13th-best prospect in Northeast region by ESPNU … rated 199th nationally on Rivals.com Rivals250 list … listed as secondbest player in New York and 14th-best defensive tackle in his class by Rivals.com … listed 229th nationally on the Scout.com Scout 300 rankings … rated best player in New York and 43rd-best offensive lineman nationally by SuperPrep … first-team defensive lineman on all- Greater Rochester team for 2011 by Rochester Democrat and Chronicle … helped Little Irish win New York Section V Class A title again in 2011 … standout defensive lineman at Aquinas Institute in Rochester, New York … made 71 tackles, five sacks, recovered a fumble, broke up nine passes and blocked two field goals in 2011 … made nine tackles in 19-16 state playoff semifinal loss to Mane-Endwell … as a junior in 2010 made 68 tackles (32 unassisted), 14 tackles for loss, 10 sacks, one interception, four passes broken up, four forced fumbles and one fumble recovery on team that finished 13-0 and claimed New York Class A state crown … two-time first-team defensive lineman on New York State Sportswriters Association Class A all-state team … played basketball at Aquinas … recorded a triple-double on Jan. 27, 2012, recording a school record 33 rebounds to go with 20 points and 11 blocks … played in U.S. Army All-American Bowl in San Antonio … coached by Chris Battaglia at Aquinas Institute … son of Matthew and Lakiescha Jones … younger brother, Jamir, is a freshman for the Irish this fall…graduated May 2016 with a degree in sociology from the College of Arts and Letters.