2013 RB Tyren Jones' star already at apex 

February, 16, 2012
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Earlier this month 16 running backs from the state of Georgia signed letters of intent with FBS schools. Those high school seniors will soon be off to the likes of Alabama, Nebraska and South Carolina. With such a loaded class, who would have predicted that the leading rusher last year would actually be a junior?

Tyren Jones (Marietta, Ga./Walton) started the season with 216 yards and two touchdowns against Peachtree Ridge and never looked back. At the end of the year he had amassed 2,375 yards and 42 touchdowns, tops in the Peach State.

Walton head coach Rocky Hidalgo wasn’t surprised.

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