June 13, 2007

Jones in the limelight

Marshall Jones knows what he's getting himself into.

The Westlake Village (Calif.) Oaks Christian defensive back is used to playing on a championship team stocked with elite talent.

He has already dealt with the media spotlight and premier coaching.

If the Trojans are professional football in Los Angeles, the Lions were the perfect training ground.

"I've been used to it," Jones said. "It's been almost like (playing for) an NFL or college team."

That experience includes intense scrutiny playing with a future Notre Dame quarterback - Jimmy Clausen - and Trojan running back - Marc Tyler.

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