January 10, 2008

Early Enrollee Feature: Jones Q&A

UGASports.com has put together this 2008 signee update to give you the opportunity to learn more about the recruit and more about the actual person. We have put together ten questions that he answers as the recruit and ten questions that he answers as himself. Get to know who you will cheering for in the future inside. The 2008 signee featured inside is Ben Jones.

You will find out more about Jones as a recruit/signee in the first ten questions.

What is your current size and do you have a target weight for your arrival to Georgia?

"I am 6-foot-2 and a half and I weigh around 312-pounds. Georgia wants me at 300-pounds."

What was workout plan as you prepared for UGA?

"I have been trying to get in shape - I have been running and lifting three days a week."

What was your favorite part of the recruiting process?

"I would say just going through all of it and meeting the other recruits."

What was your least favorite part about the recruiting process?

"I was hard waiting to see who was going to offer and having all that pressure at the camps to see if you are good enough for them to offer."

What number would you like to wear at Georgia?

"It doesn't really matter to me - I just want to have a jersey."

How strong was your relationship with your recruiting coach?

"My coach was Coach Searels and I would talk to him every time I could. I could always call him if I had any questions, so it was nice."

Did you read any recruiting websites during the process?

"I would check on them a little until I committed, but I kind of stopped after that."

What was the biggest reason you chose Georgia?

"I just felt at home at Georgia and I really liked the coaches."

If you were not heading to Georgia, where you be going to play college football?


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