#11 Ridge Jones
Position: Wide Receiver
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 166
Year: Redshirt Sophomore
Hometown: DeSoto, Texas
High School: DeSoto HS
Experience: 1 Letter
Career Statistics Career Statistics
NEW MEXICO: Returning wide receiver who is the fastest player on the team ... continues to learn the offense to become a weapon next season ... if he has the scheme down, he can put himself in position to create some big plays for the Lobo offense in the fall ... an All-Mountain West Indoor Track and Field Selection in the 60-meter dash, finishing second at the conference indoor championships with a time of 6.87 seconds. ... has a personal best time of 6.82 seconds in the 60 ... also has personal bests in the 100 meters with a time of 10.76 seconds and in the 200 meters at 22.19.
2013 (REDSHIRT FRESHMAN): Played in all 12 games, participating primarily on special teams but also contributing on offense ... recorded three receptions for 23 yards on the season. Also had two carriers for 10 yards.
2012: Redshirted

HIGH SCHOOL: One of several Division I prospects from DeSoto High School ... was an 11-5A first-team All-District performer ... had 23 receptions for 397 yards and four TDs in 2011 ... assistant coach Todd Peterman said DeSoto spread the ball to several different WRs last season ... DeSoto went 10-2 and reached the second round of the 5A state playoffs in '11 ... also ran track and broke the Lancaster, Texas, city record in the 100-meter dash with a time of 10.42 seconds ... Peterman said Jones has a great work ethic, family, academic outlook, in addition to being a great football player. "He's the whole package," Peterman said.

PERSONAL: Born March 25, 1994 in Dallas ... full name is Ridge Wayne Jones ... parents are Simone and Roderick Jones ... has one brother, Rod, an one sister, Cynthia ... dad played in the NFL for the Cincinnati Bengals and Tampa Bay Buccaneers.