Junior defensive lineman Ajani Jones (Lauderdale Lakes, Fla.) has been selected to D3football.com’s team of the week for his efforts in the Hanover College football team’s 40-13 victory at Bluffton University (Ohio) Oct. 13.
The web site has selected its team of the week for the past 14 seasons as an opportunity to highlight the top performances in NCAA Division III football.
Jones, who was named the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference’s defensive player of the week, racked up a career-high eight tackles with three tackles for loss, three sacks, two forced fumbles and a pass deflection.
This season, he has totaled 29 tackles, including 5.5 tackles for loss and 3.5 sacks.
The win against Bluffton was Hanover’s fourth in a row and raised the squad’s record to 4-2 overall and 4-0 in the Heartland Conference. The Panthers will host Defiance College (Ohio), Saturday, Oct. 20, at L.S. Ayres Field.
Published Tuesday, October 16, 2012