Brooks Jones is a BYU football commit for the Class of 2022, making a verbal commitment on June 16, 2021.
Learned a lot this week at camp and would like to thank @CoachPHadley @kalanifsitake @coachtuiaki for giving me a chance to compete against great athletes. I am honored to announce my commitment to BYU! I am thankful for my parents and all coaches who have helped me. #GOCOUGSđź¤Ťđź’™ pic.twitter.com/5BC72mPpEhâ€” Brooks Jones (@Brooks_Jones81) June 16, 2021
Brooks Jones is a 6-foot-6 200 pound athlete that preps at American Leadership Academy (Queen Creek, Arizona). With his size he could play receiver or tight end, but is projected as a defensive end for the Cougs. In basketball he played varsity as a sophomore and then averaged 5.1 points and 4.5 rebounds his junior season (MaxPreps). He also competed in rodeo.
Jones is rated 3-stars (81) by 247Sports, who rank him as the no. 43 overall prospect from Arizona in the Class of 2022. BYU is his first scholarship offer. Brooksâ€™s older brother Dean is part of BYUâ€™s 2020 recruiting class.
I caught up with Jones to ask him about his recruiting.
BYU Insider: Why did you choose BYU?
Jones: Good academics and to play with my older brother Dean.
BYU Insider: What are some of your favorites?
Jones: The color blue, Star Wars, and three Double Doubles from In N Out.
BYU Insider: What is the best advice you’ve ever received?
Jones: My dad always says â€śLet your game do the talking for you, no need for smack talk.â€ť
BYU Insider: Who is a current player that you seek to emulate on the field?
Jones: Chase Young (DE, Washington Football team) because of how quick he is at his size
BYU Insider: Is there anything else youâ€™d like Cougarfans to know about you?
Jones: Iâ€™m planning on serving an LDS missionTweets by Brooks_Jones81
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