Southeast Raleigh's Jones signs with App State

Posted February 6, 2013

Southeast Raleigh wide receiver Dante Jones made his verbal commitment official on Wednesday.

Jones, a 5-foot-10 and 175-pound senior, signed his National Letter of Intent with Appalachian State after committing in December.

Southeast Raleigh vs. Harnett Central (Sept. 14, 2012) Our lens on Dante Jones

According to, Jones is a 3-star player.

Picking up Jones was a big get for the Mountaineers. Jones picked Appalachian State over an offer from Duke. He also had interest from some smaller schools.

As a senior, Jones posted 750 receiver yards, scoring 11 touchdowns. He also ran for 150 yards and one touchdown. As a defensive back, Jones recorded 47 tackles and  five interceptions.

Last season, Southeast Raleigh compiled a 6-6 record, including a 3-4 mark in the Greater Neuse River 4-A Conference. The Bulldogs lost in the first round of the state playoffs.


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