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Meet your NCAA All-time Pass Receptions Leader

Isaiah “Zay” Jones (’13) established a new NCAA record with 399 career pass receptions this season. The East Carolina standout receiver drew positive reviews from NFL scouts at the Senior Bowl practices this week.

Isaiah Jones now 2nd all-time in NCAA receptions

With 29 catches for 185 yards in East Carolina’s victory over UConn, former Austin High receiver Isaiah “Zay” Jones moved into 2nd place on the all-time NCAA reception list. With 355 catches in his career, Jones passed former Oklahoma’s Ryan Broyles and now trails his former teammate Justin Hardy.

Cayleb Jones has huge Fiesta Bowl

Cayleb Jones caught 8 passes for 117 yards but it wasn’t enough as Boise State defeated Arizona 38-30 in the 2014 Fiesta Bowl. The former Austin High Maroon wide receiver became the go-to man for freshman quarterback Anu Solomon and nearly helped the Wildcats overcome an early 21 point deficit. Trailing by 8 points with [...]

Isaiah Jones catches 8 passes in Beef ‘O’ Brady’s Bowl

Isaiah Jones capped a successful freshman season at East Carolina by catching 8 passes for 48 yards in East Carolina’s victory over Ohio University in the Beef ‘O’ Brady’s Bowl in St. Petersburg. For the season, the former Maroon standout was the Pirates 2nd leading receiver with 54 for 556 yards.

Emory Blake signs with St. Louis Rams

Former Austin High and Auburn wide receiver Emory Blake has signed with the St. Louis Rams. Blake finished his career with Auburn in 17th place with 1,233 career receiving yards and 9th with 13 receiving TDs. He also holds the Tiger record for the longest play from scrimmage in school history – 94 yard catch [...]

6 Maroon Athletes Sign Letters of Intent

This week was National Signing and and 6 Austin High athletes made their commitments official. In football, Isaiah Jones signed to play wide receiver with East Carolina and Charles Schneider signed with Rhodes College as a tight end. A trio of volleyball players earned scholarships including Kate Broadnax (Iona College), Dulce Duran (Rutgers) and Wren [...]

Maroons in UT-Iowa State Game

Cayleb Jones caught his first pass for the Longhorns, a 23-yarder from Case McCoy, as the Longhorns defeated Iowa State 33-7 in an emotional game Saturday. Ironically, Chris Young also caught one pass for 23 yards for the Cyclones. The Iowa State senior, also from Austin High, now has 31 catches for the year. Texas, [...]

Austin High loses to Bowie

With 18 seconds left in the game, leading 35-21, and Bowie’s ball inside the 20, the Bowie coach Jeff Ables chose to: A) Show class and good sportsmanship and take a knee to end the game. B) Try for a touchdown with a sweep around the left end, then let the clock run out. C) [...]

Cayleb Jones makes it official

The class of recruits signed by the University of Texas on Wednesday was universally seen a Top 3 class and Austin High wide receiver Cayleb Jones was an integral part of that. Jones was one of 28 signees that give Longhorn fans hope for another National Championship drive in the near future. The gifted pass [...]

Postseason awards for AHS Football

Several members of the 2011 Austin High football team earned individual postseason awards. Senior Cayleb Jones was named 5A 2nd team All-State. The outstanding wide receiver, who now stands 4th all-time in career receptions and has signed with UT, also earned All-Centex first team wide receiver, All-District 15-5A first team wide receiver and 2nd team [...]