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Penn State Football: DaQuan Jones Headed To 65th Senior Bowl

by on December 10, 2013 10:30 AM

Penn State first-team All-Big Ten selection DaQuan Jones has accepted an invitation to the 65th Senior Bowl.

The game is scheduled for Saturday, January 25, 2014. Kickoff is at 4:00 p.m. ET/3:00 p.m. CT at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, Ala. the NFL Network will televise the contest.

Having accepted his invitation, Jones will be the 20th Nittany Lion to play in the Senior Bowl in the past 10 years. Most recently, Penn State defensive tackle Jordan Hill played in the 2013 Senior Bowl and defensive end Jack Crawford, cornerback D'Anton Lynn and guard Johnnie Troutman played in the 2012 Senior Bowl.

Similarly, Jones will be the seventh Penn State defensive lineman to play in the Senior Bowl in the past 11 years, joining Hill, Crawford, Anthony Adams, Michael Haynes, Tamba Hali and Jared Odrick.

In 2013, Jones led Penn State with 11.5 tackles for loss (minus-42 yards). He was fifth on the team with 56 tackles (33 solo), recorded three sacks (minus-21) and had a fumble recovery.

Additional Penn State seniors are expected to accept all-star game invitations.

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Ben Jones covers Penn State football and basketball for StateCollege.com. He's on Twitter as @Ben_Jones88.
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