| Cayleb Jones
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6-3 / 200
A second-year player who served as a backup at wide receiver in 2012 ... an All-American coming out of high school.
Played as a reserve wide receiver in 10 games ... did not play vs. Kansas and Texas Tech ... registered one reception for 23 yards against Iowa State ... posted one carry for 10 yards and one reception for 12 yards vs. Kansas State.
Coached by L.D. Williams at Austin High School ... an All-American, three-time all-state, three-time all-area and three-time all-district performer at wide receiver ... played in the 2012 Under Armour All-America Game ... a member of ESPNU's top 150 national prospects ... ranked as the 21st-best wide receiver and 147th-best overall prospect by ESPNU ... ranked as the third-best overall prospect by the Sporting News ... member of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram's Elite 11 and Austin American-Statesman's Fab 55 (state's top prospects) ... posted 213 receptions for 3,025 yards and 27 TDs during his career ... named second-team All-USA by USA Today as a senior ... a Sports Illustrated High School All-America honorable mention selection ... a first-team Preseason Super Team selection by Dave Campbell's Texas Football ... named first-team All-Centex by the Austin American Statesman ... named third-team All-State by the Texas Sports Writers Association ... named honorable mention All-State by the Associated Press ... named first-team all-district 15-5A at wide receiver and earned second-team honors as a returner ... played in the ESPN Champion Gridiron Kings game prior to his senior season ... helped lead Austin to an appearance in the first round of the state playoffs ... tallied 59 catches for 1,025 yards and nine TDs while rushing for 124 yards and one TD as a senior ... also passed for two TDs ... named the Built Ford Tough 5A Texas High School Football Player of the Week after accounting for 221 yards and three TDs, including a 76-yard TD kick return, in week 10 ... named the Gatorade Performer of the Week in week 12 ... a second-team selection on MaxPreps Junior All-American team ... a third-team selection on the ESPN RISE Junior All-American team ... named first-team All-Centex by the Austin American-Statesman ... named second-team All-State by the Associated Press ... a unanimous first-team all-district 15-5A selection ... helped lead Austin to an appearance in the first round of the state playoffs ... caught 63 passes for 860 yards and eight TDs as a junior ... a first-team selection on the ESPN RISE All-Sophomore team ... a second-team selection on MaxPreps Sophomore All-American team ... named the All-Centex Newcomer of the Year by the Austin American-Statesman ... named honorable mention All-State by the Associated Press ... named the district 25-5A Newcomer of the Year ... caught 91 passes for 1,140 yards and nine TDs ... played quarterback and safety as a freshman ... competed in track until he was a junior, along with basketball as a freshman and sophomore.
Began playing football at age 5 ... born in Dallas ... has also lived in Austin, St. Louis, Miami, Washington, D.C. and Orlando ... father, Robert, earned All-America honors and was a Butkus Award finalist as a LB at East Carolina (1989-91) before 10 seasons in the NFL with the Dallas Cowboys (1992-95), St. Louis Rams (1996-97), Miami Dolphins (1998-2000) and Washington Redskins (2001) ... uncle, Jeff Blake, was a QB at East Carolina (1988-91), who finished seventh in the 1991 Heisman Trophy balloting ... Blake was drafted by the Jets in 1992 and also played for the Bengals (1994-99), Saints (2000-01), Ravens (2002), Cardinals (2003), Eagles (2004) and Bears (2005) ... cousin, Emory Blake, is a WR at Auburn (2009-present).
THE JONES FILE
My dream as a college football player: Win a National Championship and the Biletnikoff Award
After football, I would like to: Start a fashion line
During pregame, I like to: Listen to slow music
If I were to play another sport it would be: Baseball
Favorite vehicle: Mercedes G-Wagon
Favorite show: Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
Favorite movie: Taken
Favorite sports movie: Radio
Favorite actors: Denzel Washington and Will Smith
Favorite musical artist: Wiz Khalifa, Drake
Favorite video game: NCAA Football
I came to Texas because: It's a genuine family.
Receptions: 1, two times, vs. Iowa State (Fr.); at Kansas State (Fr.)
Receiving yards: 23 vs. Iowa State
Long reception: 23 vs. Iowa State