August 3, 2006

Jones excited for new season

Dwight Jones and his Burlington, N.C., Cummings teammates began football practice this week, and the Cavaliers are making preparations for another deep run in the 3-A state playoffs.

Jones, who is arguably the top offensive threat in the state, spent quite a bit of time on Wednesday working out with the Cavalier defensive backs, where he showed nice ability in zone coverage, and staying with opposing receivers.

During one of the breaks in the action, Jones spoke with Carolina Blue about his aspirations for his senior season.

"I'm very excited for the start of the season, working out here in the hot sun," said Jones.

"We have a little more depth, a little more talent this season. We should be pretty good. All of our top receivers are back."

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