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    Christian Jones
    Christian  Jones


    Houston, Texas

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    Height / Weight:
    6-3 / 230



    The Skip Report: Christian the Comeback Kid

    Christian Jones missed the entire 2014 season, but he's primed for a triumphant return to the gridiron


    Northwestern Wins Battle For Land of Lincoln, 37-34

    Wildcats, 14-member senior class retain rivalry trophy to conclude the 2013 season


    Minnesota Holds Off Northwestern, 20-17

    Buckley scores first career TD, Budzien hits 12th field goal of 2013


    Postgame Quotes: Minnesota 20, Northwestern 17

    Postgame quotes


    No. 16/15 Northwestern Edged by No. 4/3 Ohio State, 40-30

    Wildcats return to action at Wisconsin next Saturday

    2013: True junior ... Started all 12 games at wide receiver ... Caught 55 passes and led NU with 668 receiving yards, good for ninth in the conference with 55.7 yards per game ... Tied for team lead with four TDs ... Ranked seventh in the Big Ten with 4.5 receptions per game ... Ended the year with an active streak of 17 straight games with at least one reception ... Closed the season with a career day at Illinois, setting single-game bests for receptions (13), yards (182) and TDs (2) -- both on highlight reel catches -- in a 37-34 win ... Broke his previous best receiving total (94 yards) by the end of the first quarter against the Illini (95 yards) ... Hauled in three passes for 43 yards against Michigan State ... Hauled in seven passes against Michigan ... Caught five passes for the third time this season against Minnesota ... Hauled in four passes for 49 yards at Wisconsin ... Caught a pair of passes for 34 yards against Ohio State ... Led NU with five catches for 60 yards and a score against Western Michigan ... Hauled in a second-quarter, five-yard touchdown against Syracuse ... Recorded 94 yards on five catches in season-opener at Cal ... Member of NU's 12-player Leadership Council.

    2012: True sophomore ... Dynamic, physical presence in the slot ... Team's leader in receiving yards this year with 412, adding two TD's ... Caught three passes for 34 yards at Syracuse, including his first career touchdown grab on a 14-yard reception ... Two catches for 15 yards vs. Vanderbilt ... Finished with two catches for 20 yards vs. South Dakota ... Caught four passes and tied his career high with 68 yards against Indiana ... Three receptions for 16 yards at Penn State ... Two catches against Nebraska ... Against Iowa, hauled in a 47-yard touchdown reception, his second career TD ... Set a career high with five receptions against Michigan--including a brilliant one-handed grab on the sideline for 19 yards--totaling 61 yards and earning NU's Offensive Player of the Week honor ... At Michigan State, caught three passes for 39 yards ... Hauled in a 30-yard reception vs. Illinois ... Tied his career-best with five catches in the Gator Bowl vs. Mississippi State, amassing 39 yards ... Member of NU's 12-player Leadership Council ... Academic All-Big Ten.

    2011: Played as a true freshman and caught 16 passes for 195 yards, making him one of seven Wildcats on the year to catch at least 15 balls ... Played in season-opener vs. Boston College and totaled two catches for 39 yards, including a team-best 27-yarder ... Had a 19-yard reception at Army ... Tabbed NU's offensive big playmaker vs. Michigan when he totaled three catches for 68 yards, including a career-long 39-yarder ... Earned his first collegiate start at Iowa and totaled two receptions for 16 yards ... Caught three passes for 20 yards vs. Penn State ... One catch for five yards vs. Rice ... Had an 8-yard reception against Minnesota.

    High School: four-star (ESPNU Top-150 recruit), SuperPrep All-Southwest and All-Midlands selection ... Ranked 72nd among all Texas players by SuperPrep and 78th among all Texas players by ... Ranked 69th among all wide receivers nationally by ... Was widely regarded as one of the top wide receivers in Texas and all of the southwest prior to tearing his ACL during spring practice in 2010 ... Came back to see limited action his senior season, making 10 catches (220 yards) in three games ... Three of his 10 receptions went for TD's ... As a junior, totaled 37 receptions for 812 yards and 12 TD's ... Touchdown Club of Houston 2010 Preseason High School honoree and 2010 Tom Lemming's Preseason All-American ... First-team all-district player ... First-team academic all-district selection ... Touchdown Club of Houston 2010 Scholar-Athlete of the Year finalist ... Mustangs' Most Valuable Receiver ... Scored three touchdowns in 2009 playoff game vs. Cypress Woods ... Totaled 100-plus receiving yards vs. Tomball in 2009 playoff game ... Helped the Mustangs go 15-7 his junior and senior seasons and make their fifth and sixth straight consecutive postseason appearances ... School has produced 94 scholarship football players in the past six years ... NHS, National Society of High School Scholars, graduated in top six percent of class ... Texas High School Coaches Association honorable mention All-State Academic honoree ... Also lettered in basketball and track ... Coached by Corby Meekins.

    Personal: Born Christian Kearney Jones ... Son of Tammye Curtis-Jones and Donnell Jones ... Marcello Simmons (SMU alum) and Roger Vick (Texas A&M alum) are cousins who played in the NFL ... Majoring in learning and organizational change.