IU football adds Oregon transfer Anthony Jones

Former Oregon outside linebacker Anthony Jones is headed to Indiana.

The 6-foot-3 and 243 pound Jones announced his decision to transfer to the Hoosiers on Monday evening.

The Nevada product visited the portal last month and recently visited Indiana.

Jones utilized a redshirt while appearing in two games as a true freshman in Eugene in 2022. He saw action at Colorado (Nov. 5) and in the SDCCU Holiday Bowl vs. North Carolina (Dec. 28). Jones played eight total snaps as a freshman according to Pro Football Focus. He made one solo tackle in collegiate debut at Colorado.

Jones should have four years of eligibility remaining.  He also had portal offers from Houston, California, Texas Tech, San Diego State, and Utah State.

Jones was classified positionally as an athlete coming out of high school. A three-star prospect out of Liberty High School in Las Vegas, Jones was ranked No. 622 overall and the No. 40 athlete in the 2022 recruiting class, according to the 247Sports Composite.

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