Good morning, Jordan Jones is back.
The fiery Kentucky linebacker returned to practice Tuesday after missing a lot of time in 2017 with a collarbone injury. Jones made an immediate impact in practice Tuesday, which seemed to be just what Kentucky was needing.
Jones will hope to get back to the form he was in when he was healthy. He finished third in the SEC in tackles in 2016, helping him become a Second Team All-SEC selection.
Tweets of the day
There aren't too many guys who win a 1-on-1 scenario with Benny Snell. Jordan Jones was one of them today, a welcome sight back on the D after missing some time with nagging injuries. #BBN pic.twitter.com/7xL68JhwiV— Jeff Drummond (@JDrumUK) August 22, 2018
Jordan Jones Returned to Practice with a Bang | Kentucky Sports Radio
“He’s loose. He’s slippery, both in run game and when he’s pressuring. He’s one of those guys that just has instincts to get to the football. He showed some signs again with that today,” Stoops said.
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“At the end of the day when I was talking to my parents and some of the coaches it was like a blessing in disguise,” Snell said. “I learned my lesson from it- the lesson is to stay far away from a ref as possible, or do what they say.”
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