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Jimmy Jones Athlete Profile

#24 Jimmy Jones

Position: Tailback Height: 6-1 Weight: 200 Roster Years: 1979-1983 Hometown: Blanding, UT


Parents are Merlan and Keith...married to Ann Yoakam...a physical education major.

Before BYU

At San Juan High School he was coached by George Bayles (Snow)...his team made it to semi-finals one year...was all-state in football two years and all-state in basketball one year.

1979 | Freshman Year

A leading rusher for the jayvee.

1980 | Redshirt Year


1981 | Sophomore Year

Saw reserve action with the varsity.

1982 | Junior Year

Caught a TD pass at UNLV...scored another TD with the varsity at UTEP where he also rushed for 25 yards.