It is his expertise at leverage, combined with good athleticism, that has many colleges inquiring about him.
"I would say Syracuse is my favorite right now. And my mother would like for me to stay close to home. I would like for my parents to be able to see me play."
Jones, who runs the 40 in 5.3 and benches 270 pounds, will probably wait awhile before he commits anywhere because he wants to see what other offers he gets. And who are those others?
After Syracuse, he says next in line are Boston College, who has been after him hard, and Alabama, Michigan, and Michigan State, who has sent him letters but not as much as Syracuse, Boston College, and Pittsburgh.
Jones said he will probably camp at Syracuse and Iowa and also will be attending the Nike Combine.