January 24, 2007

Jones working to improve grades

One of NC State's earliest commitments was lineman Sam Jones from Fuquay-Varina (N.C.) High. Jones however has not heard from the new coaching staff at NC State himself, and there is a reason for that. Jones talked with The Wolfpacker about his recruitment.

"I have not yet talked to Coach [Tom] O'Brien," Jones said. "I don't have an official visit yet.

"My dad talked with Coach O'Brien about two weeks ago. He talked about how academically I wasn't too hot. He said that he will wait a couple of months to see where I stand and whether or not I can enroll next year or may have to take a year before getting there."

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