Jamarco Jones returns for his second season at left tackle
De La Salle High School
Ohio State Overview
2016 Season (Junior): Was named second team All-Big Ten by the coaches and the media in his first season as a starter ... helped Ohio State set a school record with 776 yards of total offense in the win over Bowling Green ... part of an offensive line that has helped Ohio State lead the Big Ten in total offense.
2015 Season (Sophomore): The sixth man along the offensive line all season, Jones played in all 13 games for the 12-1 Buckeyes, including seven games in which he lined up on offense (vs. just special teams situations) … was in on 131 plays and had six games where he was in on double-figure play totals, including a high of 16 plays vs. Hawai’i and Maryland and 15 vs. both Rutgers and Illinois.
2014 Season (Freshman): Jones earned his first Varsity O letter in 2014 as he played in 10 games as a true freshman for the College Football Playoff national champions … played in a career-high 41 snaps vs. Kent State and had a Big Ten-game high of 19 snaps on offense vs. Rutgers … was in for 112 plays for the season.
More on Jamarco: Jones was a consensus four-star prospect and a Top 100 player nationally … he was rated as high as the 63rd-best player in the nation overall by Scout and he also had high overall rankings of No. 74 (ESPN), No. 76 (247Sports) and No. 94 (Rivals) … among the 10 best offensive tackle prospects nationally, with No. 6 rankings by both Scout and ESPN and No. 7 rankings by Rivals and 247Sports … despite missing first half of his senior season with a shoulder injury, Jones earned Illinois Coaches Association first-team Class 6A all-state honors and Champaign News-Gazette all-state accolades … helped De La Salle, under the direction of coach Dan O’Keefe, to the second round of the Illinois Class 6A state playoffs … a 2014 Under Armour All-American Game participant and two-time all-Chicago Catholic League honoree … is the son of Urica Jones.
Rivals: 4-Star #7 OT
Scout: 4-Star #6 OT
247Sports: 4-Star #7 OT
ESPN: 4-Star #6 OT