Former UMHB football player Javicz Jones was voted to the All-IFL Second Team defense.   (Courtesy photo)
Former UMHB football player Javicz Jones was voted to the All-IFL Second Team defense. (Courtesy photo)
BELTON – Former University of Mary Hardin-Baylor football player Javicz Jones capped his rookie season of professional football by earning All-IFL honors. Jones, a linebacker/defensive back for the Texas Revolution, was voted to the All-IFL Second Team defense.

Jones finished his rookie season with 109 total tackles, 9.0 tackles for loss and 5.0 sacks. He also broke up two passes and recovered a pair of fumbles Jones was second in the IFL with an average of 7.0 tackles per game and tied for sixth in the league with the two fumble recoveries. The Revolution went 3-11 overall this season and play their home games in Allen, Texas.

Jones played for the Cru from 2009-2012 and finished his career as the all-time leading tackler in UMHB and American Southwest Conference history. He also set a UMHB single-season record with eight interceptions as a senior and earned D3football.com National Defensive Player of the Year honors as a senior. Jones is a native of Katy, Texas.