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Biloxi’s Tim Jones is officially a Golden Eagle

Biloxi receiver Tim Jones
Biloxi receiver Tim Jones

Biloxi football standout Tim Jones officially signed his letter of intent with Southern Miss on Wednesday.

The 6-foot-1, 200-pound Jones becomes the first Biloxi football player to sign with the Golden Eagles since Damion Fletcher in 2006. Fletcher is the all-time leading rusher in USM history.

Jones also received scholarship offers from Louisiana-Lafayette, Memphis, Troy, Texas-San Antonio, Nicholls State, South Alabama and Tulane.

Jones caught 45 passes for 744 yards and seven touchdowns as a senior.