December 11, 2007

Memphis LB finalizing plans for January visit to State

Last year, the Michigan State coaching struck gold when it signed Cincinnati Archbishop Moeller linebacker Greg Jones, who earned a spot on the Freshman All-American Team by leading all Big Ten freshmen with 73 tackles.

This recruiting season the Spartans are looking to get a commitment from another talented linebacker named Jones from a river city that can come in and become a playmaker.

Outside linebacker DeAndre Jones of Memphis, Tenn., University School has plenty of similarities to Greg Jones.

Both players possess plenty of athletic skills, are excellent students and attend outstanding private schools. DeAndre Jones, at 6-foot, 223 pounds with 4.6 speed in the 40-yard dash is similar to Greg Jones in size and skill.

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