Tate Jones


Player profile

  • Height 5-8
  • Weight 177
  • Hometown Apex, N.C.
  • Last School Middle Creek
  • Year Freshman

Prior to Ohio State

  • A football and lacrosse standout at Middle Creek High School in North Carolina.
  • First team All-State, all-region and all-conference in 2021 as a junior.
  • Led the SWAC in scoring.
  • A first-team All-Conference selection in the other full season that he played as a freshman in 2019.
  • As a running back this past fall, became just the fourth 1,000-yard rusher in school history while adding 16 touchdowns.
  • Played club lacrosse for the Annapolis Hawks and was a member of the tournament champions at the Elite Eight, NAPTOWN and Lake Placid Tournaments.
  • Is the son of Ron and Leigh Anne Jones.