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Keeping his eyes on the prize

Florida commit Matt Jones uses adversity, fatherhood as fuel for greatness

Updated: December 5, 2011, 5:52 PM ET
By Derek Tyson | GatorNation
SEFFNER, Fla. -- Armwood High School running back Matt Jones has been through more in his 18 years than most have gone through in a lifetime.

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Tom Hauck for ESPN.comFlorida running back signee Matt Jones says he has fully recovered from his high school injuries.
Ranked one of the top running backs in the Southeast, Jones is verbally committed to play for the Florida next season. Success, though, hasn't come easy.