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Former Armwood standout Matt Jones has chance to make impact with Gators this season



If you’re following former Armwood standout RB Matt Jones on Twitter, you might get the impression he’s not that thrilled with college so far.

One of Jones’ early Tweets on Monday was  “College is over rated.’’

Today, he’s talking about how much he misses his daughter.

However, he seems to be doing fine so far on the field. Florida coach Will Muschamp said from what he’s seen – and it’s still early – he continues to believe Jones has the talent to be able to make an impact on the team this season.

"I think Matt is going to help us this year,’’ Muschamp said. “How much will depend on how the rest of training camp goes. Let's don't jump off a ledge here. But he's a mature young man, he's very driven, he's very intelligent and he runs the ball hard based on what I saw (Sunday) night. But I think it's again the consistency of the performance. You've got to show up and do it, down-in and down-out but certainly he's a guy that has the ability. And to me, the maturity level to handle playing better. How much? Who knows?''

[Last modified: Tuesday, August 7, 2012 11:58am]


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