Grad transfer WR Velus Jones signs with Tennessee

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT.) -- Tennessee announced the addition of of wide receiver and kick returner Velus Jones Monday.

Jones is a graduate transfer wide receiver from the University of Southern California who earned All-Conference Second Team honors as a return specialist this past season.

"We are very excited to welcome Velus to our Tennessee football family," head coach Jeremy Pruitt said. "Velus is a dynamic player with the ball in his hands. He has strength, speed and a high football IQ. He will immediately add veteran leadership to our team and be an impact player as both a receiver and as a return guy. He's an all-conference talent, and I know he is ready to get to work with the rest of our team."

Velus Jones is a 6'0" wide receiver who saw action in 12 games this past season, catching six passes for 35 yards.



 
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