May 9, 2006

Jones focused on making early pick

Chamblee, Ga., running back Roddy Jones wants to make an early decision so he was quite busy this spring visting schools around the Southeast.

Jones, whose first offer was from Georgia Tech, was in Atlanta several times during spring practice to check things out.

Jones was there for Tech's final spring scrimmage on April 22. He said he speaks frequently with former teammate and current Tech linebacker Travis Chambers, who signed with the Jackets in 2005.

"I talk to Travis once every couple weeks just to see how things are going," Jones said. "I talked to him a lot on the sidelines at the spring game because we had played together and we've been talking ever since he's been there. I wanted to know how life is like at Georgia Tech."

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