State champ Jones still Bobcats solid 

December, 17, 2012
ARLINGTON, Texas – There he was -- smile on his face, bleached hair in effect -- celebrating a Texas Class 3A Division I state championship on the Cowboys Stadium turf with his teammates. It was the perfect way for quarterback Tyler Jones (Stephenville, Texas/Stephenville) to go out.

It was also the perfect way for him to prepare for life as a college quarterback. Jones, who has verbally committed to Texas State, put up insane numbers in a 70-35 win against El Campo, Texas. He completed 24 of 31 passes (77.4 percent) for 422 yards and five touchdowns. He also rushed 12 times for 126 yards and four touchdowns.

For those without a calculator, Jones accounted for 547 total yards and nine touchdowns. Stephenville as a unit had 621 total yards in the win. He was named the game's offensive MVP for his efforts.