November 7, 2007

Speedy linebacker in Sulphur

For the first time in his five-year tenure at the helm of one of Southwest Louisiana top programs, Sulphur Head Coach Paul Bourgeois has his first Division I-A prospect.

Class of 2009 linebacker Tahj Jones is one of the best pure athletes in Southwest Louisiana and was one of the big reasons Bourgeois and his Sulphur program played for the Class 5A State Championship a season ago.

The 6-2, 190-pound Jones has had just as a productive junior campaign for the Tors. Finishing the regular season as the District 3-5A champions, Jones had 53 tackles (28 assists), 13 tackles for loss to go along with eight sacks, four hurries and three fumble recoveries.

"He is certainly on his way," Bourgeois said of Jones.

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