May 15, 2007

Recruiting picking up for Miami DL

Miami (Fla.) Northwestern defensive lineman Benjamin Jones is still sidelined with an injury that forced him to miss his entire junior year and spring practice this year. The 6-foot-6, 270-pounder has seen his recruitment pick up despite the injury keeping him off the field.

"They want me to sit out spring," Jones said. "But I will be back in the fall. It's my last year and I want to finish it with a bang. A lot of people have big expectations and have a lot questions marks about my ability."

Despite those question marks, recruiting has gone well.

"Recruiting has been good," he said. "I talked to Ole Miss today and I've talked to Arkansas. I'm also hearing from Miami, South Carolina, LSU and Alabama."

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