January 26, 2009

Florida safety returns from Iowa

Florida safety Jairus Jones is back home in Tampa today after making an official visit to the University of Iowa over the weekend. For the 6-foot-2, 210-pound Jones, the winter weather in the Midwest was an adjustment, but overall it was a good trip.

Jones' host on the official visit was freshman running back Jeff Brinson, who is also from the Tampa area. The three-star prospect had a chance to catch up with the Iowa coaching staff, who like his potential at safety.

The visit to Iowa was Jones' second trip to Big Ten country in as many weeks as he went to Michigan State last weekend. The Florida native has a visit to Oklahoma State remaining for next week and then will make his decision close to signing day.

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