On Jones: Joins UMass after sitting out last season as a transfer from fellow CAA school, Delaware ... Good size and strength ... Played at Delaware as a true freshman, demonstrating his ability ... Will jump right into the mix and be a top eight defensive lineman.
As a redshirt sophomore in 2008: Appeared in 10 games, starting in two ... Had 14 total tackles, five solo ... Made one tackle at Rhode Island (11/1) ... Had five tackles and one sack for a loss of 11 yards against Bryant (10/25) ... Made three tackles against Richmond (10/18) ... Had two tackles against Delaware (10/4) ... Made one solo tackle at Texas Tech (9/20) ... Had one tackle at James Madison (9/13) ... Made one solo tackle against Holy Cross (9/6).
As a freshman in 2006 (at Delaware): Played in nine games as a freshman at the University of Delaware for coach K.C. Keeler ... Made six tackles including one for loss.
Before College: Graduated from high school in December 2005 and was a "grey shirt" at Delaware practicing with the Blue Hens in the Spring 2006 ... As a senior in 2005, played at Woodrow Wilson High School in Camden, New Jersey for coach Mike McBride ... Honored as All-Group III, All-South Jersey, and All-Area teams ... Made 65 tackles, seven for loss, and also tallied eight sacks as a senior ... Led Wilson to the conference title in 2005, serving as a team captain ... selected to play in the Governor's Bowl ... Attended St. Augustine Prep in New Jersey for two years ... Started on the defensive line and at linebacker before transferring ... First team Cape Atlantic Conference playing at St. Augustine Prep ... Also member of the crew team at St. Augustine.
Personal: Raymond Anthony Jones ... Born June 29, 1988.
Career Statistics (Defense) Year GP UT AT TT Sacks TFL Int PBU 2008 10/2 5 9 14 1-0 1-11 0-0 0