February 26, 2012

Jones working hard, attracting more attention

Carol City (Miami Gardens, Fla.) quarterback Akeem Jones just recently received his first scholarship offer from Florida International and is attracting attention from a number of other programs. And the 6-foot-2, 180-pounder is just taking it all in stride and is focusing on improving himself as a football player.

Jones got word on the offer from Florida International this week, and it was the first school to pull the trigger on the athletic signal caller.

"I was excited. I feel like all the work I'm putting in is showing and it's really paying off," he said. "It's big. It means that I'm getting interest and my first division 1 offer is big."

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