A victory on Saturday over the Irish would mark the first time in school history that Navy has defeated Notre Dame in three-consecutive seasons.
The Midshipmen own a 34-22 all-time record in Homecoming games.
At Navy: Enters the fall battling Ryan Paulson for third on the depth chart at defensive end ... has good speed ... could be an effective pass rusher ... has a great attitude.
2010: Appeared in four games, including making his season debut against Wake Forest ... saw significant time against the Deacs in the final drive of the first half ... turned in a solo tackle in Navy's win at East Carolina ... briefly made an appearance in the SMU contest.
2009: Played in a pair of games for the Midshipmen, including the annual Army-Navy contest ... made his collegiate debut in the Mids' 63-14 rout over Rice.
High School / Personal: A 2009 graduate of James B. Dudley High School, Jones earned a pair of letters as a defensive end for the football team ... led the football team to back-to-back (2007-08) 3-AA State Championships with a combined 29-3 record ... two-time all-conference, all-area and all-county selection who served as team captain his junior and senior years ... member and vice president of his school's chapter of the National Honor Society ... uncle, Marcus Dow, played football at North Carolina ... son of Alesia Shavis ... majoring in mathematics ... carries a 3.28 grade-point average.