Courtesy: Duke Sports Information
2014: Listed as a second string defensive end ... saw limited action during spring drills while nursing a leg injury ... possesses an exceptional work ethic ... one of seven members of Duke’s defensive front with 600+ career snaps of experience ... transitioned from linebacker to the defensive front during spring drills in 2012 ... in 36 career games (2 starts), has compiled 49 tackles, 8.5 tackles for loss, 5.5 quarterback sacks, two fumble recoveries, one PBU and four QB pressures ... has 14 career games with 2+ tackles including a career-high five against Georgia Tech in 2012 ... among active Blue Devils, ranks tied for first in quarterback sacks, tied for second in fumble recoveries and fifth in tackles for loss ... has played 717 career snaps.
2013: Played in 12 games ... missed the Miami and Wake Forest weeks due to injury ... posted 17 tackles, 4.0 tackles for loss, 3.0 quarterback sacks, one PBU and two QB pressures ... had 2+ tackles in five games including a season-high three stops against both Georgia Tech and Troy ... sacks came in victories over Memphis, Troy and Navy ... on the field for 268 snaps.
2012: Played in all 13 games with two starting assignments ... starts came against Florida State and Clemson ... totaled 29 tackles, 4.5 tackles for loss, 2.5 sacks, two fumble recoveries and two QB pressures ... had a season-high five tackles at Georgia Tech ... posted 2+ tackles in nine games ... sacks came versus Memphis (1.5) and Miami ... fumble recovery in the fourth quarter at Wake Forest led to Duke’s game-winning TD by Anthony Boone in the 34-27 triumph over the Demon Deacons ... other fumble recovery came against Clemson ... on the field for 327 total snaps.
2011: Played in 11 games, exclusively on special teams ... did not see action in the season-opener versus Richmond ... credited with three tackles ... on the field for 122 total snaps.
PRIOR TO DUKE: Three-year letterman at Westlake under coach Dominic Zaccarelli ... helped Westlake to a three-year record of 28-9 with three state playoff appearances including the 2008 state championship (3A) ... as a senior, recorded 10 quarterback sacks en route to earning all-state accolades ... all-Mid Atlantic Region choice by SuperPrep as a senior.
PERSONAL: Changed last name from Woodruff to Jones in the spring of 2014 ... son of Sharlene Woodruff ... cousin, Donta Jones, lettered four seasons at Nebraska (1991-92-93-94), earned All-Big Eight honors as an outside linebacker (1994), was a starter on the Huskers’ 1994 national championship team, was a fourth round selection of the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 1995 NFL Draft and was inducted into the Nebraska Football Hall of Fame (2007) ... born June 19, 1993 ... majoring in sociology while minoring in religion.