2 Jerell Jones
2 Jerell Jones
Birth Date: 05/31/1984
Height: 5-8
Weight: 180
Year: Senior
Hometown: Yonkers, N.Y.
High School: Roosevelt
Position: RB
2005 (Junior)
Rhode Island's fourth-leading rusher with 393 yards ... rushed for 86 yards on eight totes and caught three passes for 58 yards in Rhode Island's 34-20 victory over Fordham in the season-opener on Sept. 3 ... hauled in two passes for 38 yards and rushed for 10 yards at Massachusetts on Sept. 24... earned a letter.

2004 (Sophomore)
Rushed six times for 44 yards, returned a kickoff 61 yards and had a 10-yard TD run in a 39-7 win over Central Connecticut State on Sept. 11 ... rushed for 74 yards and scored on runs of 65, 5 and 3 at Hofstra on Sept. 25 ... scored a TD on a 43-yard pass reception and ran seven yards for another in a 27-24 win over Massachusetts on Oct. 23 ... scored a touchdown on a 15-yard run vs. Maine on Nov. 13 ... earned a letter.

2003 (Freshman)
Appeared in nine games ... served as an apprentice at A-Back and returned kicks ... rushed for 209 yards on 19 totes (11.0 average) ... also returned 10 kickoffs for 194 yards (19.4 average) ... rushed for 39 yards on five totes in the season-opener against Fordham on Sept. 6 ... rambled for 60 yards on four carries including a 48-yard TD jaunt on Oct. 18 at Delaware ... finished the season with a 45-yard performance at Massachusetts on Nov. 22 ... earned a letter.

2002 (Red-shirt year)
Red-shirted ... did not play.

High School
A three-year letterman and team captain for coach Ron Lombardi at Roosevelt High ... played tailback and defensive back ... named all-section, all-county, all-conference, and all-league in football ... team captain as a senior ... also earned three letters in track & field.

Personal
Nicknamed J.J. ... Jerell Delvon Jones is the son of Rachel Pritchett of Yonkers, N.Y. ... born on May 31, 1984 ... physical education and exercise science major.