June 28, 2010

Houston linebacker expects to visit Purdue

Purdue has a strong recruiting presence in Texas, and they already have one prospect from the Lone Star State committed to them in the Class of 2011. Houston St. Pius X linebacker Kellen Jones is another Boilermakers' target in Texas and the 6-, 210-pound prospect is planning a visit to West Lafayette later this summer.

Rivals.com ranks Jones as the No. 32 middle linebacker in the country and the No. 80 prospect in Texas. He recorded 75 tackles including 22 for loss and six sacks as a junior. His style is similar to that found among Big Ten linebackers, but he is working to become a more complete player this off-season.

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