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Keandre Jones

LB

Experience: R

Height: 6-3

Weight: 220 lbs

College: Maryland

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Biography

2019 AT MARYLAND (Senior):

  • Team captain; honorable mention All-Big Ten; Third Team Phil Steele All-Big Ten
  • Started all 12 games; led Maryland and ranked 27th in the nation (seventh in the Big Ten) with 15.0 tackles for loss
  • Also led the Terps with seven sacks, three forced fumbles and three quarterback hits
  • Third on team with 74 tackles and second with 49 solo stops
  • Had a tackle for loss in 11 of 12 games
  • In final game as Terp, notched career-best 11 tackles (seven solo) and led the team with 1.5 tackles for loss
  • Matched then career high with 10 tackles (seven solo) on senior day vs. Nebraska (11/23), securing 1.5 tackles for loss
  • Notched a sack, forced fumble and eight tackles (four solo) against former team in return at #1 Ohio State (11/9)
  • Tallied four tackles, two for loss, an 11-yard sack and first career fumble recovery at Purdue (10/12)
  • Had career day vs. #21 Syracuse (9/7), forcing a fumble, totaling a career-high two sacks and securing a career-best eight tackles

AT OHIO STATE:

  • Spent three full seasons with the Ohio State program and played in a total of 34 games; elected to transfer from Ohio State to Maryland during the 2019 winter semester and will have one year of eligibility
  • Played in all 14 games in both 2017 and 2018 when the Buckeyes won back-to-back Big Ten Conference championships
  • Was also a part of bowl game victories those years, respectively, over No. 8 USC in the Cotton Bowl and over No. 9 Washington in the Rose Bowl
  • Finished his career with 29 total tackles, including 10 stops in 2018
  • Had 1.5 tackles-for-loss, a quarterback sack, one pass break-up and a blocked punt, leading to a safety, in the 2018 victory over No. 15 TCU
  • Totaled 15 tackles in 2017 and he played in five games during the 2016 season as a true freshman

HIGH SCHOOL/PERSONAL:

  • Two-time all-Maryland and Washington Post all-metro team member Keandre Jones was a 5-star prospect according to Rivals with ESPN, Scout and 247Sports all rating him a 4-star prospect
  • Top 10 outside linebacker recruit nationally with ESPN ranking him No. 3, Rivals No. 6 and 247Sports No. 8
  • Was also considered among the Top 30 players in the nation overall by both ESPN (No. 28 overall on the ESPN 300) and Rivals (No. 30 on the Rivals 100)
  • Named to the USA Today all-Maryland football team and an Under Armour All-American after senior season

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