Tigers News · Austin Jones Committed to Marian University


Austin Jones, Reitz Memorial Class of 2020, has committed to play Football for Marian University in Indianapolis, IN.

At Memorial, Jones has produced quite a list of stats and highlights for himself as he played offensive line and defensive line. Austin is 6’3” and 265lbs, making himself known. He was a three-year starter on offense and a two-year player on the defensive line, and is one of the best two-way tackles in all of Class 4A and Southwestern Indiana.

His Senior year, the Reitz Memorial football team took home the win for the IHSAA 2019 Class 4A State Champions. Jones was also part of the team that was the IHSAA 2018 Class 3A State Runner-Up and IHSAA 2017 Class 3A State Champions.

Austin’s 2019 season stats & highlights include: 43 tackles, 9.5 tackles for loss, 2.5 quarterback sacks, 1 interception and had at least one tackle in every contest. His accomplishments continue with State Final stats & highlights of three-year State Final starter, two-time Champion, and in 2018, during the 3A State Championship game, Austin was the primary offensive blocker against now Purdue Freshman Defensive End, George Karlaftis.

His 2019 honors include: IFCA All-State Offensive Line, Evansville Downtown Quarterback Club All-City Team, All SIAC Offensive Line and All Metro Offensive Line.

Austin’s accomplishments continue with 2018 First Team All-Conference, 2018 First Team All-City, and 2018 IFCA Second Team Offensive Line.

He will sign his National Letter of Intent on February 6, 2020 at 3:00 PM on the first floor of Reitz Memorial High School (outside of the cafeteria)