Sophomore tackle Chris Jones turning into defensive phenom for Mississippi State

Spotlight on the Outland Trophy

The Outland Trophy

The Outland Trophy

As a freshman, Chris Jones was arguably Mississippi State’s best defensive football player. The scary part for opponents is he didn’t really know what he was doing.

Now the 6-foot-5, 300-pound defensive tackle from Houston, Miss., is refining his technique, and Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen hopes Jones’ continued development can turn him into one of the most feared defensive linemen in the Southeastern Conference. Click here to read the entire story.