LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) Coach Mark Stoops confirmed that Jordan Jones has suffered a shoulder injury.
The junior linebacker was hurt on Tuesday. He will be out for spring practice but should return by August, the coach said during a press conference Thursday.
Jones, a native of Youngstown, Ohio, led the Southeastern Conference and ranked 16th nationally in solo tackles per game last season with 5.7 per game and ranked third in total tackles per game with 8.4. He totaled a team-high 109 tackles and led the Wildcats with 15.5 tackles for loss.
In 2017 he was named third0team defense All-American.