July 17, 2006

Three after Jones hard

The nation's No. 2 safety prospect, Chad Jones of Baton Rouge (La.) Southern Lab, is just finishing up his summer baseball season. The 6-foot-2, 220-pound two-sport star also has been attempting to sort out his recruitment for football and as fall practice approaches he will begin preparing himself for that season.

One of the first things football-related that Jones, Louisiana's No. 2 overall prospect, plans on doing is heading over to LSU for the Tigers' prospect camp.

"I've been doing baseball for most of the summer," Jones said. "But I'm planning on going to LSU's camp this weekend."

LSU is one of three programs, along with Ole Miss and Clemson that Jones cited as "coming after him the hardest" at the moment. He said he had not decided on a full list of schools that he will visit officially and does not have a favorite.

"A few schools have made big moves on me, trying to get me to come in for visits," Jones said.

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