UND Roster

2019-20 Football Roster

#6 Tony Jones Jr.


Height 5-11
Weight 224
Class Senior
Hometown St. Petersburg, FL
High School IMG Academy


  • Doak Walker Award Watch List (2019)


  • Started 12 games on the season, rushing for 857 yards and six TDs
  • Rumbled for an 84-yard TD in the Camping World Bowl victory over Iowa State, the longest rush in Notre Dame’s bowl history and Camping World Bowl history
  • Became the 10th player in school history with five or more 100-yard rushing games in one season (Louisville, Virginia, Bowling Green, Southern Cal & Iowa State)
  • Ran for 110 yards and a TD in the opener at Louisville
  • Rushed for 131 yards and three TDs against Virginia
  • Had a career-high 176 yards in win over Southern Cal


  • Played in all 13 games, totaling 392 rushing yards and three TDs
  • Hauled in a 51-yard TD reception in the fourth quarter to seal the win over USC
  • Ran for 118 yards on 17 carries in win over Vanderbilt
  • Had a pair of rushing TDs against Ball State


  • Saw action in 12 games
  • Did not play at Michigan State (Sept. 23)
  • Gained 232 rushing yards on 44 carries, including three TD runs
  • Ranked fourth on the team in rushes, fifth in rushing yards and fifth in rushing TDs
  • Caught six passes for 12 yards
  • Rushed for a career-high 59 yards on 10 carries against Wake Forest (Nov. 4), including a 15-yard TD run
  • 12 of his 44 carries went for a first down or touchdown
  • Two of his four carries on third down resulted in a first down or touchdown
  • Recorded one rush of at least 20 yards
  • Tied for third on the team with nine special-teams tackles
  • Tied for fourth on the team with six kickoff-return tackles
  • Tied for third on the team with three punt-return tackles


  • One of nine scholarship freshmen who did not see the field
  • Joined Ian Book, Liam Eichenberg, Jonathan Jones, Tommy Kraemer, Deon McIntosh, D.J. Morgan, Adetokunbo Ogundeji and John Shannon as first-year players who helped the Irish on their respective scout teams


  • Dynamic running back from Florida powerhouse IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida
  • Helped IMG Academy to a No. 7 final national ranking by MaxPreps Xcellent 25
  • Selected to participate in the 2015 U.S. Army All-American Bowl in San Antonio, Texas and the 2015 Nike “The Opening” in Beaverton, Oregon
  • Rushed for 514 yards and 11 TDs on 78 carries (6.6 yards per carry), including three 100-yard rushing games and a season-long run of 59 yards as a senior in 2015
  • Caught six passes for 149 yards (24.8 yards per reception) and one TD
  • Rushed for 771 yards and 12 TDs on 66 carries (11.7 yards per carry), including four 100-yard rushing games and a career-long run of 76 yards as a junior in 2014
  • Caught two passes for 31 yards (15.5 yards per reception) and one TD
  • Outstanding baseball player for IMG Academy
  • Batted .491 (26 of 53) with two doubles, a triple, a home run, nine RBI, 11 stolen bases and 16 runs scored in 18 games as a junior in 2015
  • No. 187-ranked player nationally and No. 10-ranked running back on Scout.com 300 list
  • No. 37-ranked running back on ESPN 300 list
  • No. 318-ranked player in the nation and No. 13-ranked running back on 247Sports.com Top 247
  • No. 21-ranked running back on Rivals.com 250 list
  • No. 330-ranked player on the Prepstar Top 350 Dream Team
  • No. 121-ranked player on the Tom Lemming Prep Football Report
  • Florida’s No. 44-ranked player by 247Sports and No. 80-ranked player by ESPN
  • Played for coach Kevin Wright at IMG Academy
  • Enrolled in the College of Arts and Letters, majoring in film, television and theatre