Mississippi State Rises to Second Year Defensive Level Jarrian jones has announced plans to transfer to the state of Florida. This is the second major transfer from the state of Mississippi to the FSU during the offseason. The Seminoles also added a defensive tackle Fabien Lovett.
Jones entered the portal on May 19. Noles247 reported a contact between Jones and Mike Norvell within the first 48 hours. There were rumors that Jones was headed for rival Ole Miss, but ultimately FSU was too much to refuse.
Jones played in 11 games as a freshman last season, including a cornerback start at Texas A&M. He finished with 12 tackles, two break breaks and a fumble.
Jones was a 2019 class four-star prospect, ranked # 217 in the country by industry-generated 247Sports Composite. He was # 18 security and # 13 Mississippi. He first chose the Bulldogs, including Oklahoma, Alabama, Arkansas and Illinois. He initially joined the Sooners before traveling to the state of Mississippi.
Jones should have three years of eligibility, plus a redshirt. It is unclear at this time whether he plans to file an immediate exemption request.