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Tyren Jones
Tyren Jones

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Marietta, Ga.

High School:
Walton

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 215

Position:
RB

Experience:
RS



04/05/2014

Alabama's First Scrimmage of the Spring in the Books

Blake Sims throws for 227 yards and two scores; Trey DePriest leads defense with eight tackles

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: One of the more productive running backs in the class of 2013 ... participated in the 2013 U.S. Army All-America Bowl ... consensus four-star prospect ... ranked 63rd in the ESPN 150 and the network's No. 8 running back ... rated by ESPN as the No. 9 player in Georgia and the No. 34 player in the Southeast ... 64th in the Top247 and the site's No. 6 running back nationally ... in the 247Composite, ranked 66th nationally, eighth at running back and sixth in Georgia ... Rivals.com rated him the No. 11 running back and 79th in the Rivals100 ... Rivals.com also listed him as the No. 5 player in the state of Georgia ... the No. 91 player nationally by Scout.com and the No. 15 running back ... a member of the PrepStar Dream Team as the No. 62 player nationally and the No. 9 running back ... Tom Lemming of MaxPreps ranked him the No. 5 running back nationally and the No. 79 overall recruit ... rushed for 1,845 yards (6.46 yards per carry) and 18 touchdowns as a senior in 2012 ... second team All-State selection in Class AAAAAA by the Georgia Sports Writers Association ... earned first team GSWA All-State honors and was named the AAAAA Offensive Player of the Year as a junior in 2011 ... rushed for 2,375 yards and 33 touchdowns in 2011 while catching 15 passes for 205 yards and two more scores ... also scored twice on returns while totaling over 400-return yards ... coached by Rocky Hildalgo at Walton High School ... chose Alabama over Georgia, Auburn, Clemson, Florida, Oklahoma State, Tennessee and North Carolina.