JACKSON, MISS. – Jackson State University student and football team member Vincent Jones passed away Monday evening at the University of Mississippi Medical Center following a long battle against cancer.

Jones, a 6’3″, 320 pound offensive lineman, was a Jackson, Miss., native. He enrolled at Jackson State University in the fall of 2011 as a freshman.


“Vincent was a wonderful young man,” said JSU head coach Rick Comegy. “He was well liked by everyone in the football program and he will truly be missed.”

The JSU football team will play the 2012 season in honor of Vincent Jones. Information concerning funeral services will be announced when it becomes available.

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