Junior defensive tackle CHRIS JONES is a native of Brownsburg, Ind., a suburb of Indianapolis. A two-year starter on the line, Jones was named All-Mid-American Conference third team last season after finishing with 39 tackles, including 11 for loss and six sacks. Last week at Idaho Jones was named MAC East Division defensive player of the week after making three tackles, all for loss, and recording a safety in the victory over the Vandals.
Why did you choose BGSU? All of the people here.
What is your favorite sports memory at BGSU? First college game.
Do you have any superstitions? Nope, none at all.
What is your motto? Just work hard.
How would you describe yourself as a high school player? Good enough to get to college.
Who is your favorite athlete? Dwayne Wade, I like the way he plays his game.
OFF THE FIELD
What is your favorite restaurant in BG? Campus Pollyeyes. Favorite meal? Chicken cheese sticks.
What is your major? Exercise science. Why did you choose it? I enjoy exercise and working with people.
What has been your favorite class at BGSU? Kinesiology; I love learning about the body.
What professor at BGSU has influenced you the most? Cynthia Mahaffey; she just made me feel comfortable here.
What is your favorite place to go for vacation? Arizona; I love the scenery.
What is your favorite thing to do away from sports? Hang out with my friends and eat.
What is your favorite song in your iPod? "It Would Be You" by Trey Songz.
What book do you recommend to your friends? Kobe Bryant's biography.
If you could switch places with someone for a day, who would you choose? Peyton Manning; he has the best job in the NFL.
Who do you most admire? My dad, Jeff Jones; he has the best love for me.
What is your favorite thing about your hometown? How relaxed it is.
ON YOUR TEAM, WHO ...
Has the best chance of becoming President? Ronnie Goble.
Tells the best jokes? Jordan Hopgood.
Does the best impersonation of your coach? Paul Swan.
FINISH THIS SENTENCE ABOUT YOURSELF
In 10 years, I hope to be ... Living in a good home, married with children.
The three words I think best describe me are ... quiet, kind, focused.
If I could ask my coach one question, it would be ... Where do you see our program going?
Before I graduate, I want to ... Make an impact on BGSU football and in the community.
Nobody knows that ... I am part African-American.