Juco DB Jones gets election day offer 

November, 7, 2012
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When junior college prospect Riyahd Jones (Garden City, Kan./Garden City Community College) sat down to watch the election results come in, the 6-foot, 185-pound defensive back did not expect his phone to ring. More than that, Jones was not prepared for a college coach at an SEC program to be on the other line. But that is exactly what happened Tuesday night. What he heard next caught him completely off guard.

“I got an offer from Texas A&M and it came out of nowhere,” Jones said. “I had never talked to Texas A&M before today. We talked for 30 minutes before he offered me.”

Instead of spending time selling them on the Aggies’ program, Jones was told Texas A&M is interested in him because of his ability to cover and because he is fearless. The direct approach was met with approval from the new juco target.
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